The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) has instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to resolve the issue of dual citizenship.
NSDC Secretary Oleksiy Danilov said this at a briefing following a NSDC meeting on Friday, February 26, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
He said at the end of the meeting that the members of the Council discussed “an extremely important issue” regarding urgent measures to combat threats to national security in the field of citizenship.
He reminded that once Russia had infiltrated Russian citizens into state bodies and law enforcement agencies, in particular, to the positions of heads of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine.
According to the NSDC Secretary, a decision has been adopted today that within a two month the government should propose a bill that will allow to “clearly understand who has dual citizenship”.