Contents tagged with Portugal

  • Leopard tanks from Germany and Portugal will be delivered to Ukraine by the end of March

    The Leopard main battle tanks, promised by Germany and Portugal, will be delivered to Ukraine before the end of March, said German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius, reports Spiegel.

    "I can tell you that I have just learned that 18 German Leopard 2A6 tanks and three Portuguese tanks could arrive in Ukraine this month," Pistorius said on the sidelines of a meeting of EU defense ministers in Sweden.

    By that time, the Ukrainian tank crews will complete the necessary training and will be ready to …

  • France, Spain and Portugal to build gas pipeline for supply of American liquefied gas to EU

    French, Spanish and Portuguese leaders approved the EU decision regarding the supply of liquefied gas from the United States, according to the declaration signed by the three countries after the energy interconnection summit in Lisbon on Friday, July 27.

    The countries expressed interested in increasing the supply of the American liquefied gas through seven European ports. In addition, the countries insist on building a gas pipeline for gas to be transported to other European countries.

    Madrid …

  • Ukraine offered Portugal to start joint development of firefighting aircraft

    Ukraine offered to develop a joint a firefighting aircraft with Portugal based on one of the planes of the state enterprise, Antonov (Kyiv), according to the Twitter of the Presidential Press Secretary, Svyatoslav Tsegolko.

    "Ukraine offered to develop a joint firefighting aircraft with Portugal based on Antonov," he wrote after the meeting between Poroshenko and the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

    "Despite the fact that Portugal is in the far west of the European continent, …

  • President of Ukraine will pay an official visit to Portugal for the first time since 2008

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko will pay an official visit to Portugal on December 17-18.

    The press service of the head of state has informed that he will meet with the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Costa, and the Chairman of the Assembly of Portugal, Eduardo Ferrero Rodrigues. A number of bilateral documents are expected to be signed that will contribute to the intensification of cooperation between Ukraine and Portugal in …

  • Portugal recognized Holodomor in Ukraine as a genocide

    The Parliament of Portugal adopted a resolution on the recognition of the Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide, according to the web site of Portuguese government. It was announced that Portugal recognizes and condemns the genocide of Ukrainians in 1932-1933 by "Stalin's totalitarian communist regime."

    "To express solidarity with the people of Ukraine and recognize [Holodomor] as a genocide, which resulted in the deaths of 7 million Ukrainians in 1932-1933 in Ukraine," the resolution reads.

    The …

  • Portugal provides Ukraine with 200,000 euro for non-lethal weapons

    Portugal allocated 200,000 euro for Ukraine for the purchase of equipment and non-lethal weapons, as stated by the Minister of National Defense of Portugal, José Alberto Azeredo Lopes, during a meeting with Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, according to the Defense Ministry’s website.

    "He expressed the readiness of Portugal to provide the Ukrainian Army with material and technical support by providing 200,000 euro to purchase equipment and non-lethal weapons,” the statement reads. …