US Deputy Secretary of State Calls on Ukraine to Adopt a Law on National Security

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, said that the Verkhovna Rada, the unicameral parliament of Ukraine, should urgently adopt a law on National Security, which will allow for civilian and democratic oversight over the defense and security sector.

According to him, adoption of this law will bring Ukraine closer to Euro-Atlantic standards, and will help create a professional and stable defense system.

Sullivan spoke at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, reported the press service of the U.S. Embassy .

Previously, on Jan. 30, the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Kurt Volker, said that Javelins are being prepared for delivery to Ukraine.