President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy convened an urgent closed meeting of the National Security and Defense Council to determine measures for an urgent appropriate response of the state to new threats and challenges to national security and the country's defense.
“We are compelled to state that recently there have been signs that certain entities are trying to revise the key parts of the social contract in Ukraine, which provide for zero tolerance for corruption and any form of non-transparency in public administration. This is unacceptable, "Zelensky's press service said.
The President will invite the NSDC members to discuss the situation in the country's national security and make appropriate decisions. The necessary bills, which in the future to prevent the occurrence of such crisis situations, will be developed and submitted by the Head of State to the Verkhovna Rada as urgent.
“The crushing blows that are being inflicted on the country's achievements in the field of fighting and effectively countering corruption in Ukraine cannot be ignored. An immediate and harsh assessment is required by the decision of individual actors, whose actions are becoming socially dangerous, "the President said.