Secretary of National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov has resigned due to the current presidential term of office ending. This is said in his letter of resignation.
"Due to the end of the term of office of the Ukrainian president, who appointed me to my post, I request the consideration of the termination of my powers as secretary of the National Defense and Security Council in accordance with legislation", - he wrote.
"In light of the continuation of the Russian Federation's armed aggression against Ukraine, I am prepared to continue defending our country directly in military service in any military unit or any military organization", - Turchynov stated.
Oleksandr Turchynov served as Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine from January 2015 to May 2019.