Astana and Kyiv agreed on mutual supplies of military products and signed an agreement on cooperation in aviation, states the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan.
The Defense Ministry said that Kazakh-Ukrainian cooperation in aviation will cover several areas. In particular, the sides plan to establish an aviation-technical center in Astana, which is aimed to repair the "Antonov" aircraft, Regional Center for repair of aircraft engines of JSC "Motor Sich".
In addition, according to the press service, the deal schedules remotorization and modernization of the AN-2 to AN-2-100 and turboprop engines industrial assembly "MS-14" for the installation of upgraded aircraft.
"Along with this, we plan to begin joint development and production of unmanned aerial vehicles for military and civil use, supply, repair, maintenance, aviation training complex," as noted by the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan.
Cooperation in energy sphere and diversification of energy supply to Ukraine were among the key issues of negotiations in Astana, as stated by Petro Poroshenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev October 9. The leader of the countries during their meeting said that they are interested in developing cooperation between NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” and JSC “KazMunaiGas”.