(MENAFN – UkrinForm) The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) has instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to resolve the problem of twin citizenship.
NSDC Secretary Oleksiy Danilov stated this at a briefing following a NSDC assembly on Friday, February 26, an Ukrinform correspondent experiences.
According to him, Russia at one time used the instrument of twin citizenship when our [former] SBU head, protection minister, inside minister, and General Staff chief had been residents of the Russian Federation.
“The same state of affairs exists in different international locations, so right this moment we have now determined to instruct the Cabinet of Ministers to develop a bill that may enable us to clearly perceive who has twin citizenship,” he stated.
At the identical time, Danilov expressed his conviction that Ukrainians who’ve Russian passports within the briefly occupied territories of Donbas and in Crimea will get rid of them when Ukraine regains these territories.
As Ukrinform reported, on May 19, the Verkhovna Rada withdrew from consideration the bill, No.2590, “On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on Citizenship,” which was deliberate to be thought of within the first studying. According to Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, the bill on twin citizenship submitted to the Verkhovna Rada was not thought of as a result of the Verkhovna Rada specialists got here to the conclusion that this problem couldn’t be settled on the legislative stage with out adjustments to the Constitution.
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