Zelensky convenes session of National Security Council on March 19

Source : 112 Ukraine

The event is supposed to begin at 5 p.m. Friday
21:01, 18 March 2021


President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky called the session of the National Security and Defense Council. The Office of the President reported it is supposed to start on March 19. 

"The session begins at 5 p.m.", reads the message as quoted by RBC-Ukraine news agency.

No breaking decisions are supposed to be made during this session.

Lately, the Council has been holding sessions every Friday. In February alone, three sessions took place. 

Earlier, National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine said it could consider introducing sanctions against Ukrainian oligarch and former official Ihor Kolomoisky - "if offers come up". This is mentioned in the NSDC's reply to the request made by Radio Liberty office in Kyiv.

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"In case of appearance of offers about the implementation of sanctions against the mentioned individual, which come from the bodies authorized by the Law of Ukraine "On sanctions", these offers will be taken for consideration by the NSDC of Ukraine according to the procedure", the Council said.  

The authority added that the list of Ukrainian bodies authorized to offer sanctions, their dismissal or any amendments to these restriction includes President, Praliament, Cabinet of Ministers, National Bank of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine.

Related: National Security Council could consider consider sanctions against Kolomoisky, - document

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