Denmark and Sweden have signed a new agreement to strengthen military cooperation between two countries on the background of decline in Ukraine, transmits the message of the Minister of defence of Sweden Peter Hultqvist portal.
"Recent events in Eastern Europe have played a role, and pushed us to consider fresh cooperation pair of countries ", - said the head of the Ministry of defence of Denmark Nicholas Wammen.
the agreement applies to the expansion of cooperation only soft time and involves the exchange of data, as well as the ability to freely move forces Navy and air force both countries in air and sea space of the partner.
"Strengthening cooperation in the Nordic countries will allow to strengthen the defence potential of the region, and will also give the opportunity to conduct Military operations in our common areas and beyond its borders," said Peter Hultqvist.
2 weeks before Sweden and Finland has published a General report on the need for deepening military cooperation between the 2 countries. Military Experts pairs of countries believe that in the next few years should focus on the development of interaction between naval and air forces of both countries, as well as communications and logistics.