Ukraine and Japan signed a Memorandum on defense

Украина и Япония подписали меморандум по обороне

Ukraine and Japan have agreed to cooperate in defense sphere

Ukrainian and Japanese sides signed a Memorandum of cooperation and exchanges in the field of defense.

The Ministry of defense of Ukraine and Japan have signed a Memorandum of cooperation and exchanges in the field of defense. On Friday, October 12, reported the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.

“The purpose of this Memorandum is to create conditions to promote bilateral cooperation and exchanges in the defense sector”, – stated in the message.

It is indicated that the document was signed during the visit of Ukrainian delegation headed by Deputy foreign Minister Vasily Bednarek and Deputy defense Minister for European integration Anatoly Petrenko in Japan on October 11-12 with the aim of “the first Ukrainian-Japanese consultations on security issues”.

“Ukraine and Japan signed the Memorandum in defence. A qualitatively new step for the development of defence and security cooperation. By the way, Ukraine is the first country of our region, with which Japan signed such a document,” wrote Bodnar in his Twitter.

Previously, the company Fully signed Memorandum of cooperation with the Turkish company Aselsan. The parties agreed on the production of Turkish radio communication systems in Ukraine.

It was also reported that the Ukrainian state-owned Promoboronexport and the Ministry of defence of Moldova signed a Memorandum of cooperation.

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