Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak held talks with Italian Minister of Defence Roberta Pinotti and Chief of Defence Staff of the Italian Armed Forces General Claudio Graziano.
The parties discussed security situation in Ukraine, Europe and global security.
Roberta Pinotti praised the changes and effectiveness of the defence reform in the Ukrainian MoD. She also underscored that Italy valued contribution of the Ukrainian soldiers to global law and order, their participation in peacekeeping missions in Congo and Afghanistan.
In his turn, Gen. Poltorak also praised the cooperation and friendly Ukrainian-Italian relationship. He thanked the Italian Minister of Defence for comprehensive assistance and support provided to Ukraine.