(ForUm)- President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko decreed to appoint Vitaly Gaiduk a new secretary of National Security and Defense Council, Secretariat Chief-of-Staff Victor Baloga told Tuesday at a briefing.
NSDC is headed by the President of Ukraine. September 12 the Head of the
State confirmed the personnel of the Council: PM Yanukovych, first vice PM Azarov, ex-Secretariat Chief-of-Staff Rybachuk, Economy Minister Makuha, ex-Emergency Minister Baloga, Defense Minister Hrytsenko, SSU head Dryzhchany, Justice Minister Zvarych, Interior Minister Lutsenko, Foreign Minister Tarasyuk, Health Minister Polyachenko and chairman of external intelligence service Malomuzh, reports Trend.
New NSDC secretary Gaiduk declares that his Council will not become an arena for political discussions, and only professionals will work there. He noted that there are a lot of opportunities in Ukraine for showing political ambitions, and NSDC will not become a base for this, but will carry out its commissions in accordance with the Constitution.