To journalistsĺ concern: Fake, - Press Service of the NSDC of Ukraine
several media placed information referring to the former People's Deputy of
Ukraine Dmitro Kryuchkov, who said that in 2014, a meeting of the National
Security and Defense Council of Ukraine took place, where a decision was made
so that "Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine
Oleksandr Turchynov instructed the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine to
hold a competition among the companies on import of electricity".
regard, we must report the following.
4, 2014, a meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine indeed took place, and the decision
made during this meeting "On the state of ensuring the state's energy security
and urgent measures for the sustainable conduct of the heating season in
2014/15" was put into effect by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of
November 14, 2014.
At the same
time, we would like to emphasize that the decision did not task the Ministry of
Fuel and Energy to hold any competitions, as it is out of the competence of the
NSDC of Ukraine.
addition, at the time of this meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine on Energy
(November 4, 2014), Oleksandr Turchynov held the post of Chairman of the
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, and not the Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine, as Mr.
Kryuchkov argued, and accordingly could sign neither NSDC decisions nor any
orders that could follow from this decision. Oleksandr Turchynov took the post
of the Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine on January 15, 2015, after the
parliamentary mandate was drawn up.
journalists to carefully consider the information that has been produced
recently, and accurately review and analyze it.