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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Oleksiy Danilov as Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine.

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Relevant decree No. 733/2019 of October 3 was posted on the president's official website.

"To appoint Oleksiy Miacheslavovych Danilov as Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine," the document says.

Prior to this, Danilov was dismissed from the post of the NSDC's Deputy Secretary under presidential decree No. 732/2019.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Office of the President of Ukraine said on September 27 that Danyliuk had sent a letter of resignation to Zelensky, who was to take a decision after returning from the United States. Later, Danyliuk himself confirmed reports about the letter.

On September 30, Zelensky dismissed Danyliuk.