During the visit of the Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to Ukraine Kyiv expects to sign an agreement to create NATO official agency in Ukraine, stated Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense for European Integration Ihor Dolhov in his interview with RBC.
"The Secretary-General intends to visit Ukraine after September 20... This visit fo NATO Secretary General is not the first one in the history of Ukraine. But Jens Stoltenberg to come here for the first time. And this visit is not only a demonstration of the special partnership with NATO, - said the Deputy Minister. - We hope to sign an agreement between the Government of Ukraine and NATO on establishing official office of NATO in Ukraine".
Dolhov also added that the assistance of the Alliance has grown several times in recent years. He saidclaimed that a negative Russian reaction from should not impede the enhanced cooperation between Ukraine and NATO. After all, Ukraine is sovereign in its choice of who to collaborate with.
Ukraine will host an international civil defense training within the cooperation with NATO. It is announced that the NATO Secretary General will visit the opening ceremony at the Yavoriv training ground.