Ukraine's Parliament on Wednesday ratified a Memorandum Of consensus between the government and NATO in the sphere of communication and exploration. Such a decision at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada supported 267 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum of 226 votes.
The Memorandum was signed on 24 April in Brussels.
"The adoption of these acts will create a legal framework for cooperation between the government of Ukraine and the NATO communications and information and will define the basic principles of cooperation on the issues of consultation, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in the composition of the list of activities of the NATO "Partnership for peace" and the project implementation trust Fund of NATO ", - is written in an explanatory paper to the document.
last year, NATO decided to form four trust Fund, through which Ukraine will be allocated fifteen million euros to support reforms in the security sector. The funds will help solve the issues of logistics, communications, cybercrime, social rehabilitation of the wounded. Before Ukraine and NATO in Brussels signed a statement On cooperation in the field of command and control.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 23 last year made changes to 2 of the law of the state, renouncing non-aligned status of the country. The Ukrainian authorities believe that he could not guarantee the country's safety.
In accordance with the Treaty of 1949, the main task of NATO is to safeguard the freedom and security of its member States by political and military means. NATO guarantees the protection of common values allies - democracy, freedom, identity, rule of law and the peaceful settlement of disputes, and also promotes these values throughout the Euro-Atlantic region. NATO provides a forum for public consultation of the countries of North America and Europe on security issues of common concern, and for joint actions aimed at their solution.
The purpose of the organization is to ensure the collective security of its members in the Euro-Atlantic region, an attack on one member is treated as an attack on the Union in General. Under the NATO Charter, it is open to new members who are likely to develop the principles of the Treaty and to contribute to collective security. About the aims and objectives of NATO