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Government approved the Annual National Cooperation Program NATO-Ukraine for 2014
03.09.2014 | 10:02
Press service of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

At its regular session the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved a draft decree of President of Ukraine “On approving the Annual National Cooperation Program NATO-Ukraine for 2014”.

The draft decree of the President of Ukraine and the Annual National Cooperation Program Ukraine-NATO for 2014 [further - ANP-2014] were designed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in 2013, agreed at the meeting of the Government and submitted to the President of Ukraine in the beginning of 2014.

However, in March of 2014 the document returned to the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine for revision due to the changes in the composition of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, as well as fundamentally new internal and foreign political situation of Ukraine at that time.

The mentioned ANP-2014 was finalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine with participation of the Commissioner for Partnership of Ukraine with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, taking into account peculiarities of cooperation under conditions of the armed aggression by the Russian Federation against our state, in particular, the NATO party elaborated additional mechanisms of intensifying cooperation in each area and increased financial range of practically each cooperation program with our country.

The endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine draft ANP-2014 is of peculiar importance as through September 4-5 of this year due to be held the NATO summit in Great Britain, during which it is planned a meeting of NATO-Ukraine commission at the level of heads of states and governments.

It is expected Ukraine will become the only partner country at a high level meeting in 28+1 format.

 

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