On November 20, within the framework of the official visit to the United Kingdom, Lieutenant General Anatolii Petrenko, Deputy Minister of Defence for European Integration and Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, Commander of the Ukrainian Navy, visited Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth.
The parties discussed the issues related to the base history, its plans for future development, as well as they toured its modern infrastructure. There shared experience in organization of exercise and training, staff management issues, logistics, development of strategic capabilities.
"I am impressed by excellent organization and infrastructure of the Portsmouth Naval Base. Cooperation between the Ukrainian and UK Navies has to be developed, the current active dialog proves the parties’ interest in discussion of many issues", General Petrenko stressed.