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Politics 2019-05-15T05:13:44+03:00
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NSDC Classifies Documents About Creating Supreme Commander's Headquarters

NSDC Classifies Documents About Creating Supreme Commander's Headquarters

The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has classified documents it received from President Petro Poroshenko concerning creation and regulative activity of the Supreme Commander's Headquarters as the body of strategic commandment over the Armed Forces, other military forces and law enforcement bodies during special periods.

The NSDC told the Ukrainian News Agency in response to an inquiry.

Under the law of Ukraine On Ukraine's Defense, the Supreme Commander's Headquarters may be created as the highest collegial body of military defense during a special period of time that requires mobilization of full defense capacities of the state, in order to exercise a strategic commandment over the Armed Forces and other military forces and enforcement bodies of the country.

The Supreme Commander's Headquarters, its personnel number and other information is defined by the NSDC and approved by President.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, on Friday, the Verkhovna Rada in first reading adopted the bill No.7163 On Specifics of State Policy to Ensure Restoring of National Sovereignty of Ukraine in the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions that envisaged creation of a combined rapid response headquarters instead of the current ATO headquarters, for detention and countering Russian aggression in Donbas.

A chairperson of the headquarters will have a right to define order for entry/exit of individuals, movement of goods and vehicles and regime along the line of contact.

The headquarters will also control military-civil administrations, or military administrations under a war footing.

On October 3, Poroshenko signed into a law a secrete decision of the NSDC on amendments to a classified document on military-technical cooperation with separate countries.