Contents tagged with cooperation

  • Ukraine and Poland agree to expand military cooperation

    The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (RNBO) of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, and the head of the National Security Bureau (BBN) of Poland, Paul Solokh, agreed that the two countries will continue to expand cooperation between their military departments and intelligence agencies, as stated at the end of their talks in Kyiv, the Press Service of the RNBO reported.

    "The leaders of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and the National Security Bureau of Poland …

  • Ukraine to cooperate with Thailand on armored vehicle production

    Ukraine confirmed its readiness to cooperate with Thailand in armored vehicles production, particularly with the transfer of technology for producing BTR-3E1 armored personnel carriers. On Friday, the government announced the venture on the official website of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC).

    During the meeting of First Deputy Secretary of the NSDC Oleg Gladkovsky with the official delegation of the Ministry of Defense of Thailand, headed by Deputy Minister Udomdej …

  • Ukraine and India are planning to modernize T-72 tanks

    Ukraine and India are working on plans to expand military-technical cooperation. The two sides are negotiating a program to modernize the T-72 tanks from the Armed Forces of India, a source in the defense sector said to the Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

    “India is showing an interest in placing an order for the modernization of T-72 in Ukraine. Currently the parties are negotiating the organization of cooperation. The request from the Indian clients to upgrade the T-72’s, according to some …

  • US and Ukraine could pursue joint producton of weapons on Ukrainian territory

    Ukraine should initiate discussions with the US with regard to the joint production of weapons and ammunition in Ukraine, as this will be beneficial to both countries. This was said by the Ukrainian Ambassador to the US, Valeriy Chaly.

    “I think we should not only discuss the supply of weapons, but we should also seriously discuss the joint production of weapons and ammunition. Over the last two years, Ukraine has not only rebuilt the army virtually from scratch, but also returned workers back …

  • Russian MoD: Russia and Armenia may soon establish joint military force

    Rossiyskaya Gazeta, commenting on the visit of Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu to Armenia, wrote that after the meeting of the Defense Ministers of Armenia and Russia in Yerevan, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said that Moscow and Yerevan may soon reach an agreement on the establishment of a group of joint military forces, Radio Azatutyun reported.

    The Press Secretary of the Armenian Ministry of Defense Artsrun Hovhannisyan said in an interview with Radio Libery that …

  • US Ambassador in Kiev: Ukraine will soon receive new military batch of military aid from the US

    US Ambassador in Kiev Geoffrey Pyatt stated that a fresh batch of military aid will arrive in Ukraine in the coming days, Radio Liberty reported.

    "And I'm very proud of what has been achieved – and our military exercise in Yavoriv, and modern equipment, over a thousand night vision devices. There will be new supplies in the coming days," the Ambassador said.

    While answering the question of whether or not the US will provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, such as the Javelin anti-tank missile …

  • Obama: We must test Russia to see if we can cooperate in Syria

    At a press conference at the Pentagon, US President Barack Obama said he does not trust Russia to cooperate militarily with the US to bring peace in Syria, but the proposition must be tested.

    The US State Department recently announced that it is pursuing military cooperation with Russia to end the war in Syria, a proposal over which some defense officials have expressed concern.

    When asked why he trusts Moscow to cooperate, Obama said "I am not confident that we can trust the Russians and …

  • Obama: Cooperation in Syria will not end US pressure on Russia with regard to Ukraine

    During a joint press conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, US President Barack Obama explained the difficulties in attempting to cooperate with Russia to end the violence in Syria while simultaneously attempting to force Russia to implement the Minsk Agreements and end its role in the war in eastern Ukraine.

    “I think we’ve already got a lot of differences with Russia on a whole bunch of issues,” Obama stated, according to a press release on the White House’s website. “But I …

  • Canada ceased providing Ukrainian servicemen with satellite data

    The Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, Roman Waschuk, wrote on Twitter that Canada has suspended the provision of satellite data to Ukrainian servicemen. “Indeed, the provision of satellite data that wasn’t used for operational tasks has been suspended since May,” Waschuk wrote.

    According to him, the funding would be transferred to a new bilateral police mission already deployed in Ukraine that would include up to 20 Canadian police officers.

    Waschuk also added that the defense sector …

  • Experts: NATO needs to deepen cooperation with Ukraine

    American Heritage Foundation experts called on the leadership of NATO to deepen cooperation with Ukraine.

    “The upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw represents an opportunity to provide a real and substantial support for Ukraine,” Luke Coffey and Daniel Kochis of the Heritage Foundation wrote.

    According to experts, the fact that Ukraine will not become a NATO member in the near future shouldn't mean the isolation of the country.

    “It's in the interests of NATO to help Ukraine to withstand Russian …