O. Danilov calls the government and subjects of the defense industry to increase the level of executive discipline and work on the challenges as consolidated as possible
The government and the defense industry comlex should work as hard as possible on the challenges and take a state approach in solving issues. This was emphasized by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov during a meeting on the state of preparation of materials for the meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine on defense industry complex.
The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine reminded that the inspection of the defense industry complex was conducted in accordance with the Law of Ukraine "On National Security of Ukraine".
Danilov emphasized that the report on the inspection of the defense industry complex, approved by the government on May 20 this year and sent to the Staff of the NSDC of Ukraine, did not take into account the needs of the Ministry of Defense and was returned for finalization.
Danilov stressed the importance of the development of the aircraft industry, which, according to him, is strategically important for Ukraine. "We need to understand how to develop this industry taking in account the high competition in the global market, in particular, it needs priority funding", - he said
During the finalization of the report, he said, there were some appeals to the President of Ukraine on problems in the aircraft industry, and on June 25 this year the Head of the state tasked to consider the development of the aircraft industry at the meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine.
"In common, the government and the executive authorities did not take appropriate measures to implement the President's instructions and did not provide the Staff NSDC with the necessary materials and proposals for the preparation of the Council’s meeting", - he said. "Such a situation in the of public administration system is absolutely unacceptable and may lead to negative consequences for the security and defense sector."
Summing up, O. Danilov called for increasing executive discipline. He stressed that all strategic issues of defense industry complex’s development should be approved by decisions of the NSDC of Ukraine, and called for constructive cooperation in the framework of work on 14 strategies provided by the decision of the Council of September 14, this year "On the National Security Strategy of Ukraine", enacted by the Decree № 392 of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy dated 14.09.2020.