State Secretary State Secretary of the Ministry
of Defence of Ukraine Colonel General Oleksandr
Dublyan held talks with foreign senior advisers Jill
Sinclair (Canada) and Sir Nick Parker (the UK).
The parties discussed the implementation of democratic
civil control within the Ukrainian army.
“In order to realize the statements of the
Strategic Defence Bulletin the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine drafted
the Action Plan for Implementation of Defence Reform in 2016-2020 — a roadmap of the reforms
among the tasks of which is the development of an effective
democratic civil control over defence forces. Such effective democratic civil
control will enable the Ministry to achieve maximum effect
of resources use and defence tasks accomplishment, will contribute
to the establishment of effective cooperation and coordination among
all links and agents of the security and defence system”, Colonel General Oleksandr Dublyan stressed.
The meeting participants considered the issues
of reorganization of the Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence and
General Staff structure under the NATO standards.