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The meeting of the National Security and Defense Council was held under the chairmanship of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The participants discussed the National Security Strategy of Ukraine “Security of a Person - Security of a Country”.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and set a number of important tasks for the government.

The Head of State set the relevant task during the meeting with the heads of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Anticorruption Bureau, the State Bureau of Investigation and the State Security Office.

Following the meeting, the Head of State decided to withdraw his draft law "On Amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine (on Decentralization of Power)" (registration number 2598) and submit it for revision.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine and honored the memory of the Canadian citizens killed as a result of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines PS752 flight in Iran. The President of Ukraine made a note in the book of memory placed in the embassy near the plaque with the names of the victims of the crash.

The Head of State said that there were currently 10 Ukrainian specialists in Iran working on the identification and return of the bodies of the dead to Ukraine. "Currently, several of our citizens have been identified," Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted.

The Chancellor expressed condolences over the Ukrainian plane crash in Iran. Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked for the words of support and willingness of Germany to cooperate to ensure open and impartial investigation of the disaster.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau had a third phone conversation discussing the crash of the Ukrainian plane in Iran.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone call with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. The conversation was initiated by the Iranian side.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed gratitude to his French colleague for condolences over the plane crash in Iran. “Support from your country is very important to us in this tragic time. I am grateful for France's readiness to assist in the investigation,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.