U.S.-Ukrainian Defense Partnership Agreement contains specific arrangements – Zavytnevych

The agreement on the strategic principles of defense partnership between the United States and Ukraine contains specific arrangements, Head of the parliamentary Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence Oleksandr Zavytnevych…said.

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The MP said the clauses of the agreement “provide for testing of weapons and military equipment, research work using equipment and technologies that are absent in Ukraine.”

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“The United States will also effectively help Ukraine counter Russian aggression, complete reforms in the defense sector in accordance with NATO standards, contribute to the implementation of the strategy for the development of the defense industry….”

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The head of the relevant committee said the agreement also provides for “deepening cooperation in the Black Sea region….