Law on signing treaties on defense articles import by Defence Ministry takes effect

Source : 112 Ukraine

It grants the Ministry the right to be the member of international contracts directly, without any other representatives
10:38, 2 February 2019


Ukraine's Presidental Administration

The law № 2672-VIII on the right of the Defence Ministry to sign treaties on defense articles import will come into force tomorrow, as 'Holos Ukrainy' newspaper reports.

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The law grants the right to the subjects of the defensive order, namely the Ministry of Defense, to be the member of international contracts directly without any other representatives and to import the defense articles.

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The so-called “special exporter company” still has existed and acted until now.

Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada agreed the bill on right of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine to be the subject of international contracts.

Serhiy Pashynsky, the head of the Verkhovna Rada’s defense committee and lawmaker from The People’s Front party initiated the bill.

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