BP needs to adopt a law on national security in the first quarter of 2018.

The law on national security provides for a civilian Minister of defense from January 1, 2019, - Poltorak

Reports mediaUA about it in interview to "Voice of America" said the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.

"I would like to note that we have a strategic defense Bulletin. January 17 at the national security Council we have studied and adopted as a basis the draft law on national security, which will be submitted soon to the Parliament, which clearly defines all priorities and they correspond to the Strategic defense Bulletin. It is clearly determined that civil defence Minister should be from the first of January 2019. There are clearly defined priorities related to the reform of the General staff..."- said Poltorak

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