Ukraine, Portugal to step up cooperation in defense sector

Source : 112 Ukraine

Armed Forces of Ukraine will get EUR 200,000 of material and technical aid from the Portuguese government
19:09, 16 January 2017

Poltorak, Lopes, ministers of defense of Ukraine and Portugal
Ukraine's Defense Ministry

Ukraine and Portugal will sign the Memorandum on defense and technical cooperation, an addition to the acting Agreement in the defense area. Defense Ministers Stepan Poltorak and Jose Alberto Azeredo Lopes negotiated on the issue during the Ukrainian minister’s visit to Portugal. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry reported that on Monday evening.

Poltorak invited his Portuguese counterpart to come to Ukraine and expressed hope that the document will be signed during the visit.

Besides, the Ukrainian army will get 200,000 Euros of material and technical assistance from Portugal – in order to purchase military equipment and non-lethal weaponry.

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