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 Poroshenko approves Ukraine's Strategic Defense Bulletin

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree "On the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of May 20, 2016 'On Strategic Defense Bulletin of Ukraine'."

Censor.NET reports citing the president's press office.

The Strategic Defense Bulletin of Ukraine is a document of defense planning, elaborated under the results of the defense review in order to ensure main directions of the implementation of military policy of Ukraine and the development of defense forces until 2020.

The Bulletin is aimed at ensuring practical implementation of the Military Doctrine of Ukraine and the Concept of Development of Security and Defense Sector of Ukraine; defines strategic and operative goals of the defense reform and expected results of their achievement taking into account topical military and political threats and challenges.

The document provides for active participation in the implementation of the Common Security and Defense Policy of the European Union and active cooperation with NATO in the achievement of criteria necessary for the full membership in NATO.

Read more: Strategic Defense Bulletin will enable real structural reforms in MoD, - Butusov

The Strategic Defense Bulletin is a road map of the defense reform based on NATO principles.

The decree takes effect from the date of publication.
 
 
 
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