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  • Minister of Interior of Ukraine and Minister of National Defense of Canada discussed military cooperation
    Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, posted 04 July 2019 09:00

    Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov met with the Minister of National Defense of Canada Harjit Singh Sajjan during the Third International Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto, Canada.

    "With the Minister of National Defense of Canada we have discussed the interaction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Guard of Ukraine with the Canadian Armed Forces and the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment", the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine said.

    During the meeting, the sides also tackled security issues in Ukraine, in particular during the extraordinary parliamentary elections.

    "Today, the issue of security is not only the issue of the margin line of conflict or the line of demarcation. This is a matter of security in society, people's mood. Therefore, the mechanism of democratic elections that we now ensure is a key component of security", Arsen Avakov said.

    It’s worth noting that the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine took part in the discussion of the progress of reforms in Ukraine during the International Conference in Toronto.