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Ukrainian Defense Ministry hosts Representatives of Estonian Defense Ministry
06.04.2015 | 16:14
Press service of the Defense Ministry

On 6 April, 2015, Colonel General Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, held talks with representatives of the Estonian Defense Ministry and expressed gratitude to the Estonian Government and People for their assistance to Ukraine. Minister stressed: Weve gained invaluable experience during combat operations and are reforming the Ukrainian army. Thanks to patriotism and aid of the international community, Im confident and know Ukraine will never be on knee, our army is capable to defeat the enemys aggression.

The parties discussed the ongoing situation in east of Ukraine, defense industry of Ukraine and the Estonian delegation shared experience on defense reforms.

Lieutenant General Riho Terras, Chief of Defense of Estonia, gave a range of proposals concerning further military cooperation, particularly, Estonian cyber protection experience.

Ukraine is an outpost for Baltic countries and Europe on the aggressors way to other European countries. Estonia supports sanctions against Russia and is ready to support Ukrainians in their desire to live in peace and liberty, Lieutenant General Riho Terras remarked.

Colonel General Victor Muzhenko, Chief of General Staff, stressed the Russian aggression was the challenge for Ukraine, Europe and Alliance.

We have combat experience and were ready to share it with partners, Colonel General Victor Muzhenko noted.

Moreover, the guests laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kyiv Park of the Eternal Glory.


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