President Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree, which put into execution the decision of National Security Council of March 4 "On the Concept of development of the security and defense sector of Ukraine." Reported press service of the head of state.
According to the report, the main purpose of the reforming and development of the security and defense sector is to build-up and maintain capabilities. "This will reliably provide adequate and flexible response to the whole range of national security threats to Ukraine, the rational use of existing capabilities and resources of the state", - underlined in the message.
It is noted that in the mid-term the most relevant will remain, the threat of Russian aggressive actions for annihilation of the Ukrainian economy and subversion of social and political stability in order to destroy Ukraine and capture its territory, the use of armed forces, as well as a hybrid warfare; temporary occupation of Crimea by Russian Federation and further actions to destabilize the situation in the Baltic-Black Sea-Caspian region.
National Security Council instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to ensure the development and introduction of legislation aimed at the implementation of the provisions of this Concept.
It is to be recalled that, the government adopted the concept of security sector development and defense of Ukraine in January 2016.