September 2nd, 2015
RT Russia – translated for FR by Joaquin Flores
“The new military doctrine of Ukraine: Russia – the main threat to national security”
National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine adopted a new military doctrine of the country. This is stated on the website of the NSDC.
“The new military doctrine of Ukraine defines the Russian Federation as the military adversary of Ukraine, and commits itself to liberate the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine; Given the high probability of large-scale use of military force against Ukraine as the main threat to national security in the military sphere, “- said the press service department.
Furthermore, by endorsing the doctrine, the National Security Council confirmed the rejection of Kiev from a non-aligned status, and reconfirmed their course into NATO.
“The new military doctrine of Ukraine confirms the rejection of the policy of non-alignment and the resumption of the strategic course of Euro-Atlantic integration”, – the document says.
The NSDC also approved the expansion of the list of individuals and legal entities in Russia and other countries to which Kiev applies sanctions.
“National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine supported the proposal of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and the Security Service of Ukraine, and decided to expand the list of individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation and other countries that were subject to sanctions”, – reported the website of the NSDC.
Among other things, it is noted that the new Ukrainian military doctrine “takes into account the increasing role of information and psychological operations.”
However, as noted, the decision of the National Security Council must now be authorized by decree of the president, Petro Poroshenko.