Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko fell ill and is not able to take part in the today’s session of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, top deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksander Turchynov claimed this to a press conference in the Cabinet of Ministers today.

“Ufortunatelty, I really state that Yulia Volodymirvna has been working with high temperature for the last three days, and her health could not stand it any longer, so today she stays at home on a sick-leave certificate”, O.Turchynov said.

He also added that the NSDC session plans to consider issues of privatization, reforming justice bodies and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).

“The NSDC is not about to consider gas issues”, he said.