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Deputy Head of the Office of the President Discussed Prospects of Defence Cooperation with US Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine

December 10, 2020
The parties discussed prospects and ways of further development and deepening of bilateral relations between Ukraine and the United States of America
Deputy Head of the Office of the President Discussed Prospects of Defence Cooperation with US Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine

Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets had a meeting with US Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine Kristina Kvien.

The parties discussed prospects and ways of further development and deepening of bilateral relations between Ukraine and the United States in the security, defence, military-economic and military-technical spheres. Particular attention was paid to the possibilities of structuring the existing bilateral formats of cooperation and exchange of experience on national security and defence, which is important for both countries.

Roman Mashovets stressed the need to expand bilateral cooperation in the context of strengthening Ukraine’s defence capabilities and providing practical assistance by the United States. Kristina Kvien reaffirmed the unwavering support for Ukraine by the United States, in particular within the US National Security and Defence Assistance Package, and noted the importance of continuing defence reforms in Ukraine to maximize the efficiency of US military assistance.

At the initiative of the Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, the parties agreed to intensify work on the development of bilateral treaty basis as regards national security and defence.