Poltorak, Yovanovitch discuss reforms in Ukrainian army

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s Defense Minister and U.S. Ambassador met in Kyiv on September 6
17:58, 6 September 2016

Poltorak Jovanovich
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

‘The reforms in the Armed Forces of Ukraine go as planned, according to the strategic documents that we developed with the aid of foreign counselors, taking into account NATO experience. Now, we have a clear plan of reforms to see that by 2020, the Armed Forces are fully compatible with standards of NATO troops’, Stepan Poltorak said during the meeting.

The minister thanked the United States for their assistance to Ukraine, told the Ambassador about the latest developments in Donbas, adding that the threat of full-scale Russian invasion remains.

Marie Yovanovitch, in turn, said that the U.S. side will keep on working to deepen the bilateral cooperation between the countries.     

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