Contents tagged with National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine

  • Turkey delivers Bayraktar combat drones to Ukraine

    On Wednesday, at the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the delivery of a batch of Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles to Ukraine from Turkey.

    "Now, exercises with the new, powerful Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle will be carried out, the supplies of which I managed to agree with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. I can even say that these drones are already in the territory of Ukraine,” he said.

    The …

  • President Poroshenko signs decree allowing Ukrainian Armed Forces to buy arms directly from foreign manufacturers

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko signed the decree enabling the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the General Staff to purchase arms directly from foreign manufacturers, as reported on the President's website. 

    The law enables Ukraine to purchase weapons which NATO partners are ready to supply. “Today the opportunities for effective purchases abroad are increasing... The Armed Forces have been waiting for this for a long time,” Poroshenko said. 

    In July, the …