The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO is to discuss with the leadership of Ukraine the question of assistance in the restoration of the naval forces of the country.
"We will always think how can make wider our interaction. I know that Navy is one of the issues that Ukrainians would like to discuss with us. I think We must convene to consider the matter and see whether it is possible to start practical cooperation in the field of Maritime forces, " Stoltenberg said in the interview to the Agency UNIAN.
NATO Secretary General summed up that between Ukraine and the Alliance " in a very different area, there is a wide range of cooperation "." at the moment we have defined the interaction in the sphere of command and surveillance, logistics, cyber security, clearance. But my main message is that We provide practical support for Ukraine and will continue to do it, and my visit to Kiev today is an expression of our desire to continue and develop our good practical cooperation with Ukraine ", - he added. Remember, September 3, commander of the 6th fleet of the U.S. Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo said that Kiev ought to modernize their naval forces. In early autumn, the Ukraine passed a multinational military exercise Sea Breeze 2015 with the participation of NATO countries. It was stated that this year the Sea Breeze exercises have been the most extensive in recorded history. They participated to 2, 5 thousand Soldiers from different countries.