Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the
Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak
stated it during a meeting with representatives of foreign military
According to the Minister, despite the ongoing armed
conflict the Ukrainian army sticks to the reform plan.
“We have approved all defence planning documents
considering economic and financial capacities of the state. We have
developed the Strategy of National Security of Ukraine, the Military
Doctrine, the Concept of Development of Security and Defence Sector
of Ukraine, the Strategic Defence Bulletin (reforms roadmap). The State
Target Program of Development of Armament and Military Equipment till
2020 is almost ready, the Government
is considering the State Program of Development of the Armed
Forces of Ukraine till 2020,” he briefed.
He added that the activities of the Committee
of Reforms of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine are based
on Matrix of Achievement of Main Goals of Defence Reform.
“We understand it’s very difficult to implement
reforms during a war. Meanwhile, we have completely fulfilled 2016
Reform Plan,” the Minister underscored.