"UKRSPECEXPORT CONTINUES TO ENHANCE COOPERATION WITH MIDDLE EASTERN PARTNERS" - YURIY SHRAMKO

28.08.2021

During a working visit to the United Arab Emirates (the UAE), Yuriy Shramko, Ukrspeсexport's Deputy Director General met with Major General Dr. Mubarak Saeed bin Ghafan Al Jabri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Support and Defence Industries at the Ministry of Defense of the UAE. The parties assessed the effectiveness of the implementation of current military-technical cooperation joint projects as well as identified the necessary steps to further develop bilateral cooperation.

 "The UAE has long been a reliable international partner of Ukraine in military and defense cooperation, and we are interested in benefiting from the military and technical potential of our countries," said Yuriy Shramko. In particular, it concerns the exchange and development of advanced defense technologies and promising technical and design solutions.

 Yuriy Shramko has assured his interlocutor of the Ukrainian side's readiness to support the high dynamics of partnership's development to implement ambitious bilateral projects in the armored and aviation industries as well as to create new land and sea high-precision weapon systems.

 As is known, during the official visit of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky to the UAE in February 2021, Ukraine and the UAE signed a number of contracts and memorandums totaling $3 billion, including in the field of military-technical cooperation.