Kiev and Washington will develop a common road map of five years of cooperation in the sphere of defense, reports the press service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
"on Thursday in Kiev were Ukrainian-American conference on problems of defense under the leadership of Deputy Minister of defense of Ukraine Yuriy Gusev and the assistant Secretary of defense for international security problems of Elissa Slotkin ", – notified on the Internet representation offices. The press service stressed that during the consultation process Authorised by the delegations focused on the control system of the Armed forces of Ukraine and discussed the features of reforming of the Ukrainian army, the state of implementation of the anticorruption program of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine and prospects of bilateral Ukrainian-American cooperation in military-technical sphere.
the defense Ministry said that representatives of the delegations focused on the issue of implementation of logistics integration of Ukraine in NATO and agreed on the establishment of a mutual five-year roadmaps of Ukraine's cooperation with the United States." We appreciate the support provided by our American colleagues in Ukraine. For example, welcome the allocation in 2016, an additional 300 million dollars for the implementation of reforms in the Ministry of defence of Ukraine and Armed forces of Ukraine", - has told the Deputy Minister of defense Yuri Gusev. Slotkin for its part assured the Ukrainian side that the assistance provided by Ukraine in the form of technical support: humvees, night vision devices, body armor and other non-lethal weapons, to cease and soon the APU will receive a special station counterbattery struggle. On the first day of the week it was declared that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the near future will look to score more than 25 thousand Votes a petition initiative to hold a referendum on the accession of the state in the Alliance. Eleven October, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Kyiv can accelerate the adoption of the NATO countries decision on the inclusion of Ukraine into the Alliance. On August 25, Ukrainian authorities approved the first five agreements bringing the military power of the state to the standards of the North Atlantic Commonwealth. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on 23 December last year made changes to 2 of the law of the state, renouncing non-aligned status of the country. However, experts believe that Ukraine will not be able to qualify for membership in NATO in the next 20 years. In addition, on 6 February, the Advisor to the Minister of defence of Ukraine Alexander danyluk has acknowledged that his country is unlikely to be accepted into the Alliance, and therefore should lead their own "Union security" in the post-Soviet space. The day before the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande particularly said that his country remains " would not want to see Ukraine in the ranks of NATO."