Military intelligence agencies of Ukraine and the United States agreed to join efforts in terms of deterring the Russian hybrid aggression in Ukraine. This was the main agreement that the sides reached during the visit of Vasyl Burba, the chief of Ukraine's military intelligence.
The Ukrainian official met and negotiated with Robert Ashley, the Chief of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, leaders of the CIA and the officials of the U.S. intelligence community. Burba stated that Russia has been acting aggressively, in a provocative manner, aiming to destabilize the situation in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.
During the visit, a number of agreements were reached, which stipulates that the U.S. side would assist Ukraine in boosting the capabilities of the Chief Department of Intelligence of Ukraine's Defense Ministry so that it could counteract the Russian aggression more effectively.