Government outlet publishes Poroshenko's decree on martial law in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The respective law that upholds the President's decision is pending his signature and that of the Parliamentary Speaker Parubiy; the parliamentary outlet still has not yet published the law
09:58, 28 November 2018

Ukraine's Presidental Administration

Uriadovy Kurier, the official outlet of the Ukrainian Cabinet published the presidential decree No.392, which activates the decision of the National Security and Defense Council in Ukraine about the 30-days-long martial law in Ukraine

The Council's updated decision stipulates that the martial law in Ukraine will last from 2 p.m. November 26 till 2 p.m. December 26, 2018.  

Earlier the order, which introduces the updated decision of the National Security and Defense Council on the imposing of the martial law, was published by the press service of the President of Ukraine.

The updated decision states that martial law is imposed in Ukraine starting at 14:00, November 26 for 30 days until December 26, 2018.

Earlier, given the tough situation in the area of Kerch Strait in the Sea of Azov, President Petro Poroshenko supported the offer of Ukraine's national security and defense council; it stipulates that the Ukrainian Parliament should consider the option to impose the martial law in Ukraine.

As we reported earlier, the coast guard ships of the Russian Navy acted aggressively against the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, which have been carrying out a scheduled transition from Odesa port to Mariupol port in the Sea of Azov. Several Ukrainian sailors were wounded and captured.

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