Portugal assigns EUR 200,000 of financial aid to Ukraine’s Defense Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ministers of both countries met in Brussels, agreed to deepen cooperation in military and defense area
10:42, 15 June 2016

The government of Portugal decided to allocate EUR 200,000 of assistance for Ukraine’s Defense Ministry. Portuguese Defense Minister Jose Alberto Azeredo Lopes said this during his meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Stepan Poltorak. According to Ukraine’s Defense Ministry, the meeting took place in Brussels.

Portugal is to assist Ukraine in military and technical area, treatment of the wounded during military actions in Donbas, as well as training troops. Lopez added that his country will support Ukraine at the upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw.

Poltorak expressed hope that the countries will deepen cooperation in this area, specifically in the field of military industry.

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