Ukraine, NATO sign agreement on ammunition disposal

Ukraine, NATO sign agreement on ammunition disposal

In Brussels, Ukraine and NATO signed an implementation agreement on neutralization of explosive items and countering improvised explosive devices.

"Ukraine and NATO signed an implementation agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the NATO Support and Procurement Agency on the implementation of the NATO Trust Fund Project for the neutralization of explosive items and countering improvised explosive devices," the press service of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported.

As noted, this agreement will allow starting a practical stage of cooperation. Within the framework of the project, the parties plan to carry out the development of regulatory documents in the field of countering improvised explosive devices; as well as to achieve compatibility of attracted forces and means of Ukraine with the Alliance; develop opportunities to protect civilians from the threat of improvised explosive devices; train Ukrainian specialists and provide material and technical assistance.

The project involved Ukraine’s Defense Ministry, Security Service, State Service for Emergency Situations, National Police, National Guard, State Special Transport Service and State Border Service.


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