NATO promises to assist Ukraine with military command, logistics and cyber security

Alliance condemns Russia's aggressive actions in the Black Sea region
09:48, 31 October 2019


During his visit to Odesa, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg promised Alliance's support for Ukraine in organizing military command, logistics, and cyber security. This was reported by the Alliance's press service.

"We will help you with command and control, cyber security and logistics. Allies are supporting Odesa Naval Academy in enhancing and improving the quality of naval education," Stoltenberg said at a meeting with Vice Prime Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

According to the Secretary General of the alliance, NATO condemns Russia's aggressive actions in the Black Sea region.

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"We already have annual national programs, we have an Integrated Assistance Package and the NATO-Ukraine Commission, which is an important tool. Now we are launching a new initiative that aims to coordinate and integrate these different work formats, making them more cohesive and coherent,” Stoltenberg stated, European Pravda reports.

Secretary General recalled the Alliance's decision to provide additional assistance to Ukraine, which was made in the spring.

"At the time, we decided to increase our cooperation again in various spheres, and mainly - in the issues related to the Navy," he explained.

As we reported earlier, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will have a speech in Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine as part of the North Atlantic Council's visit to Ukraine, which will take place on October 30-31. Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba told this during an interview with Segodnya.

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