Director General of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, Pavlo Bukin, stated this following a meeting with Secretary General Ministry of Defense Malaysia Dato Sri Abdul Rahim Bin Mohamad Radzi within the framework of the International Exhibition Defense Services Asia (DSA), the press service of Ukroboronprom reports.
“Ukraine and Malaysia discussed the practical aspects of organizing the constituent meeting of the joint committee on defense cooperation. The agreement was reached in August 2016 during the visit of the President of Ukraine to Malaysia,” Bukin said.
According him, the parties confirmed their readiness to further promote projects, successfully implemented in previous years. Bukin also added that Ukraine and Malaysia have prospects of cooperation in supply and joint production of aviation equipment.
In particular, the Ukrainian side during the negotiations represented Antonov aircraft, which may be of interest to Malaysian Armed Forces. "Antonov aircraft can provide control over the Malaysian seacoast. This issue is relevant to Malaysia. Ukraine is ready to engage in solving this issue," said Bukin.
The International Exhibition Defense Services Asia (DSA) is one of Asia's largest armaments and military forums. DSA is held under the auspices of the Malaysian Ministry of Defense. This year, Defense Services Asia 2018 takes place in Kuala Lumpur from April 16 to April 19
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