Minister of Defence of Ukraine for European
Integration Mr. Ihor Dolgov
held talks with Norwegian Ambassador to Ukraine Mr. Jon Elvedal Fredriksen.
Norwegian delegation consisted of the representatives of the
Norwegian Embassy to Ukraine, International Foundation for Social
Adaptation, and Centre for Integrity in the Defence
Sector of the Norwegian Ministry of Defence.
discussed the practical realization of the Project of corruption
risks reduction in the personnel management system and the Project
of professional retraining and social adaptation of servicemen and
members of their families.
Mr. Ihor Dolgov remarked the active
joint realization of the mentioned Projects by Norwegian and
Ukrainian parties and pledged further fruitful cooperation. He stated the
aim of the mentioned projects was to increase the efficient use
of the financial resources and effective management within the Ministry
of Defence of Ukraine and the Armed Forces
of Ukraine, contribute to social adaptation of the Ukrainian
military, retired servicemen (reserve) because of rotation of the
personnel and wounded servicemen, as well as psychological
rehabilitation of servicemen.
Mr. Jon Elvedal Fredriksen reassured
in readiness to develop comprehensive cooperation with Ukraine and
spoke about successful realization of the similar project in the
Baltic States, particularly, in the framework of NATO and OSCE.