With regard to the change in the staff of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the leadership of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the Government amended the Decree No. 1093 as of November 20, 2019 "On signing of the Agreement on cooperation in the defence field between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden.
Thus, the Minister of Defence of Ukraine Andrii Taran is authorized to sign it.
The signing of the abovementioned Agreement will facilitate the renewal of the existing regulatory framework between Ukraine and the Kingdom of Sweden in the defense field, which in turn will create legal grounds for mutually beneficial defence cooperation aimed to strengthen Ukraine’s position in Northern Europe.
The parties to this Agreement may cooperate in the following areas: