At the meeting of the national security Council approved the Strategy of national security and defense

The NSDC meeting was chaired by Zelensky.

During the meeting of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine on Tuesday, 18 February, approved the Strategy of national security and defense human Security — the security of the country, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

During the meeting, the Secretary of national security and defense Alexey Danilov noted that the key aspects of the Strategy is human security and the security of the country.

“For the first time in the focus of the document — the person, his life, health, honour, dignity, inviolability and security,” he said.

According to Danilova, the Strategy envisages that the highest priority and the main task of the state — the establishment of peace as key to the development of the country. But this should not happen at the cost of losing sovereignty and our territories.

“The strategy is based on three basic principles of the state policy in the sphere of national security: deterrence (the development of defense and security capabilities to prevent armed aggression against Ukraine), stability (the ability of society and the state to adapt quickly to changes in the security environment and to maintain stable operation, in particular by minimizing external vulnerabilities) , interaction (the development of strategic relations with key foreign partners, notably with NATO, EU and USA)”, — stated in the message.

The NSDC Secretary also said that the priorities of national interests is determined by: defending the independence and state sovereignty; restoration of territorial integrity within the internationally recognized borders of Ukraine; social development, especially human capital; the protection of rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens of Ukraine; European and Euro-Atlantic integration.

At the same time, Danilov said that the Strategy is a Declaration, approval of which will be the basis for the development of other strategic planning documents in the sphere of national security and defense, which will determine the ways and instruments for their implementation.

Daniel also noted that the Advisory mission of the EU to reform the civil security sector of Ukraine (EUAM) has sent a letter approving the assessment of the proposed draft Strategy.

At the meeting of the national security Council has approved and proposed to the President for approval the draft Strategy.

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