The National Security Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov and the Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli discussed the range of the up-to-date issues, including the draft laws on the de-occupation of the temporary uncontrolled by Ukraine territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions. The press service of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) reported this.
'The sides also discussed the peculiarities of the draft laws of NSDC on the peculiarities of the state policy of the restoring of the state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporary occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions', the message reports.
Turchynov emphasized that despite the hybrid war that Russia conducts against Ukraine, Kyiv does not stop the process of the strengthening of the defense capacity and reformations of the security and defense sphere of Ukraine according to the NATO standards.
Mingarelli accented that the support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine is the principal issue for the European Union.
Moreover, the sides discussed the last powerful cyber attack at the informational resources of Ukraine and issues of the cooperation between Ukraine and EU on fight against cyber threats.
'The cooperation on this issue is extremely up-to-date because the cyber war is one of the most dangerous part of the hybrid aggression of Russia against our state', Turchynov said, adding that the last attack was the most powerful and aimed against the informational resources of the state institutes, bank sector, infrastructure subjects and subjects of the economy area of Ukraine.
Mingarelli said that the EU supports the reforms that occurs in Ukraine and it is ready for the active cooperation in the fight against the cyber threats.
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