Commander of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine participated in the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission

21 Jun 2019 ID:4480 Переглядів:334

Today, June 21, in Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, commander of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Admiral Igor Voronchenko took part in the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the level of Deputy Permanent Representatives on the situation in the Azov-Black Sea region. The main objective of the event was the need for Western partners to assess the security situation in the Azov-Black Sea region.

During the visit, the Navy Commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces informed foreign representatives about the situation in the Azov-Black Sea region, the existing threats from the Russian Federation, the constant increase of the military potential of the Russian Federation with the sole aim of dominating the region, the violations of the Russian Federation’s international law of the sea, agreements with Ukraine, manipulating the Montreux Convention and dealing with 24 captive military seamen.

Also, the head of the national fleet informed the parties on the prospects of development of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, thanked for the help of the Allies, and emphasized the important role of NATO in the restored stability in the region.

It should be noted that the importance of the event is determined by the need to maintain and develop military cooperation with NATO, in particular in the context of the implementation of common tasks aimed at confronting contemporary security challenges.

In general, during his stay in Brussels, besides participating in the meeting, the Navy Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine held a series of meetings with representatives of the NATO leadership and discussed the issue of further cooperation in the military sphere.

Press Center Command Naval Forces

The Armed Forces of Ukraine