Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak held talks with Minister of Finland Jussi Niinistö.
“The Ukrainians praise consistent steps of Finland in EU institutions on sanctions against Russia, as well as contribution to Ukraine’s European integration”, Stepan Poltorak said.
The parties discussed the current security situation in Ukraine and all over the world, reforms of the Ukrainian defence ministry and development of bilateral cooperation.
“Support to settle conflict in east of Ukraine is very important for us, including through possible involvement of capabilities of UN mission in Ukraine”, Minister Poltorak stressed, “We count on continuation of military political dialogue, development of bilateral military cooperation. Ukraine contributed to fighting global and regional challenges; our state is a reliable ally of the western world and a member of transatlantic community”, Stepan Poltorak said.
They also focused on discussion of cooperation in military education and science spheres, professional training, military medical cooperation, initiation of cooperation in cybersecurity. The heads of defence ministries also discussed possibility of sharing experience in organization of territorial defence, mobilization activities.