Poroshenko signs 'Issues of European, Euro-Atlantic Integration' decree
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree "Issues of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration," in which he approved an Action Plan for implementing the strategic course of the state, the press service of the head of state said.
"The head of state approved a plan of measures to implement the strategic course of the state to acquire full membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in order to ensure the irreversibility of the European and Euro-Atlantic course of Ukraine, according to the Part 3 of Article 102 of the Constitution of Ukraine," the presidential website said on Saturday evening.
According to the decree, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is required to ensure that the Action Plan for the implementation of the state's strategic course for the acquisition of full membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization approved by this Decree is to be implemented with the relevant state bodies and inform the president of Ukraine on a quarterly basis as well as report on the implementation of the specified Action Plan in a timely manner.
The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine is charged to ensure that the National Security Council of Ukraine in May 2019 will consider the issue of conducting individual reviews included in the comprehensive security sector review and submit, following consultations with representatives of NATO and NATO member states in the second half of 2019, for the president's consideration draft laws on the protection of classified information and on intelligence.
The decree comes into force on the day of its publication.