Canada donates medical equipment to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service

Canada donates medical equipment to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service

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The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine will receive the medical equipment and supplies worth 2 million Canadian dollars within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada.

This was announced at the meeting of Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov with Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Petro Tsyhykal and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Ukraine Roman Waschuk, the Interior Ministry press service reports.

"The Memorandum provides for the provision of CAD 2 million assistance which will be spent on the supply of medical equipment and non-lethal protective military equipment," the minister said.

As noted, the assistance will be provided to the Central Clinical Hospital of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, the Clinical Hospital of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine in Odesa and the separate commandant's office for security and logistics of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

In turn, the ambassador of Canada to Ukraine stressed that the Canadian side positively assesses the progress of the reform of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine and will further assist in strengthening the border security.

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