Defense ministers of Ukraine and Canada set priorities for bilateral military cooperation.

As part of a working visit to NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Zahorodniuk met with Minister of National Defense of Canada Harjit Sajjan to discuss the results and further directions of bilateral military cooperation.

“Andriy Zahorodniuk and Harjit Sajjan discussed the current state of bilateral military cooperation. In particular, during 2015-2020, more than 6,700 Ukrainian soldiers will be trained as part of Operation UNIFIER. There are 150 Canadian instructors in Ukraine now," the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported.

Following the meeting, the parties identified promising areas of bilateral military cooperation, including consultations on the political strategy for territorial integrity, political independence and security, cooperation in the framework of Operation UNIFIER, military-technical cooperation, and further advisory assistance.

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