Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the
Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak
held talks with US Ambassador to Ukraine Ms Marie Yovanovych.
The Minister of Defence thanked for the US stance,
comprehensive assistance to Ukraine in fighting the Russian
“We launched comprehensive reforms of our defence
ministry. It is important to develop strategic documents and
this work is the most complicated,” General Poltorak
said, “But the most difficult thing is to implement these reforms,
put them into practice. We count on assistance of foreign
advisers. I’m sure we’ll do it together”.
According to Stepan Poltorak, 32 advisers from 12 NATO nations
as well as five senior advisers from the USA, the UK, Canada,
Lithuania, and Germany work in Ukraine and provide qualified
consultations, train personnel under the NATO standards.
Ms Marie Yovanovych
introduced US advisers who had started their work within the defence
“I’m proud that we managed to find this
experienced team,” she said. “Their joint work experience exceeds
130 years”, the US Ambassador noted.