( ForUm ) - President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko has dismissed Ivan Plyushch from the position of the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council in connection with his new position of the People's deputy of Ukraine.
The corresponding decree was signed on Monday, President's press office reports.
Ivan Plyushch was elected to the Verkhovna Rada by the list of "Our Ukraine - People's Self-Defense" bloc.
He was assigned to the position of the NSDC secretary on May, 2007.
From 1991 till 1994 and from 2000 till 2002 Plyushch was representative of the VRU. He took part in the parliamentary election in 2006, but his bloc didn't enter the parliament.
The NSDC is headed by the President of Ukraine.