“We praise the results of the United Nations Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial which brought together 40 Ministers of Defence from different countries of the world. It is surely a remarkable event of the year. Ukraine was one of the key topics of formal and informal talks. It is a great opportunity for us to talk with the world community about Ukraine. In my speech I briefed the audience on our basic points regarding the deployment of the Peacekeeping Mission in east of Ukraine”, Gen. Poltorak stressed.
During this visit the Ukraine’s Minister of Defence held bilateral talks with Ministers of Defence of Canada, Lithuania, Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Brazil.
“We considered the issues of international defence cooperation, I briefed the international partners on situation in Donbas and spoke about our basic points regarding the deployment of the Peacekeeping Mission in east of Ukraine”.