Canada and Ukraine sign defence cooperation arrangement
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Canada and Ukraine have signed a bilateral agreement, pledging to cooperate on issues such as defence policy and military education.
Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan with his Ukrainian counterpart Stepan Poltorak. Photo: Twitter.com/Harjit Sajjan
“Canada and Ukraine have a long history of friendship, common values, and shared ambitions for the future of our peoples,” the Canadian government said in a statement.
Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan on Monday met Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak to sign the Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement.
“This bilateral arrangement further exemplifies Canada’s commitment to Ukraine by identifying areas of mutual cooperation such as defence policy; defence research, development, and production; and military education,” the statement said.
“The Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement is a key part of the Canadian Government`s multifaceted support for Ukrainian territorial integrity and sovereignty, security, and stability. This arrangement is focused on providing a framework for cooperation on important defence-related issues.” (rg/pk)