Ukraine, Czech Republic agree to expand military-technical cooperation

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the President of Ukraine, countries have started production cooperation in certain high-tech areas
15:43, 19 November 2019

The Prime Ministers of Ukraine and the Czech Republic agreed to expand bilateral military-technical cooperation at an official meeting in Kyiv. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a briefing with the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.

"We also agreed to expand bilateral military-technical cooperation, in particular, we have started production cooperation in certain high-tech areas. We would like to thank the Czech Government for removing all barriers in trade of military-industrial products with Ukraine," Zelensky said.

Babiš’ is expected to have a two-day visit to Kyiv (November 18-19), he will be accompanied by Czech Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade and a mission of 85 entrepreneurs.

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As we reported earlier, the Czech Republic appreciates Ukraine's steps in order to set summit in Normandy format and expects it to lead to concrete results, not just declarations, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš said this during a briefing with Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk, Interfax informed.

"We do not see any other possibility of further development of the situation than the settlement of the situation and the restoration of sovereignty in a peaceful way," Babiš said.

The head of the Czech government also noted that the Czech Republic considers annexation of Crimea illegal and condemns it.

Related: Czech Republic expects meeting in Normandy format to lead to concrete results, - Czech PM

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