The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting With the Supreme commander of allied forces in the European Union General Philip Breedlove, said the press service of the head of the Ukrainian country.
Poroshenko informed Breedlove "about the current state of settlement of the situation in Donbass" and said that Ukraine strictly adheres to the Minsk agreements and insists on the need for their proper implementation by all parties ", notified on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
"We have an effective military-technical cooperation. We also have great opportunities for cooperation in the issue of military exercises ", - said Poroshenko. Breedlove " positively assessed the existing level of cooperation between Ukrainian and American military, such as General exercises." All the information I get suggests that the teachings are very good that the military conduct training and perform tasks at a high level, " he said. Breedlove said the need to continue reforming the Ministry of defense of Ukraine." It is difficult to make reforms when there is war. We support you and will support in the future, " he said. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.