Thursday, 7 August, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who is for a visit in our country.
The PM has
noted the importance of coordination of joint efforts in order to overcome the threats
to European security, caused by the Russian aggression against Ukraine. The
Prime Minister highly appreciated the active position of the Alliance
concerning condemnation of the illegal annexation by Russia of the Autonomous
Republic of Crimea as well as aggressive actions in the East of Ukraine.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Anders Fogh
Rasmussen have discussed joint steps aimed at further deepening of Ukraine's
cooperation with the Alliance. It is, in particular, on cooperation in the
framework of the instrument of Annual national plans, and the use of new Trust
funds established by NATO so as to support the defense of Ukraine in logistics,
control and communications systems, cyber security, as well as social
adaptation of discharged military personnel.
The PM and
the NATO Secretary General have stressed the importance of adopting additional
measures to respond to the situation in Ukraine on the results of the
forthcoming summit of the Alliance, which is to be held on 4-5 September in the