Taran, Simmons discuss Ukraine’s defense and security reform

Taran, Simmons discuss Ukraine’s defense and security reform

British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons and Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andrii Taran discussed Ukraine’s defense and security sector reform that the UK endorses.

The UK Embassy in Ukraine posted this on its Twitter account.

During the meeting, the ambassador reiterated the UK’s unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The interlocutors reinforced the positive progress being made on the Memorandum of Intent to enhance and develop Ukraine’s navy, signed during President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to the United Kingdom last October.

As Ukrinform reported, Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak and Chief of the British Defence Staff Nick Carter discussed the development of military cooperation, agreed to expand Operation ORBITAL, and signed a technical agreement.


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