The President instructed the State Border Service to ensure the protection of the state border against Russian invaders in the liberated territories.
Reports of the military commanders of the operational areas were also heard about the active actions of the defense forces in liberating Ukraine from the occupiers.
The draft security and defense sector budget for 2023 was discussed at the meeting. Zelensky noted that the total amount of the defense budget exceeds 1 trillion hryvnias.
The staff meeting was attended by: Minister of Defense Oleksiy Reznikov and his deputy Rostyslav Zamlynskyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Serhiy Shaptala, the army commander. National Guard Jurijs Lebids, operating at the address. Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Maliuk, Commander of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Chorenka, Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrsky, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Kuleba, Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandr Kubrakov, NSDC Secretary Oleksiy Danilov and Deputy Head of the President’s Office Roman Mashovets.
In video link format, the following joined the meeting: Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleksandr Syrskyi, Commander of the OK “Zakhid” Serhiy Litvinov and Commander of the OK “Pivden” Army. Andrijus Kovalčiuk.