Ukrainian army to be compatible with NATO by 2020, says Minister Poltorak

Ukrainian army to be compatible with NATO by 2020, says Minister Poltorak

The Armed Forces of Ukraine will become compatible with the NATO standards by 2020, according to Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.

“I’m sure that after the implementation of all directions of reforms by 2020, Ukraine’s Armed Forces will operate jointly with NATO by almost all standards and criteria,” the minister said following a meeting of the Ukraine-NATO Commission in Brussels on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

He also reminded that Ukraine’s Strategic Defense Bulletin was approved by Ukraine’s defense reform roadmap on June 6. The minister also noted that all strategic documents of Ukraine to reform the security and defense sector were developed jointly with high-ranking advisors of the Alliance.


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