Zahorodniuk Meets with French Ambassador
The Minister of Defense of Ukraine met with Ambassador Etienne de Poncins
Photo from Ukrinform – UATV
Defense Minister of Ukraine Andriy Zahorodniuk has held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins.
The minister congratulated Etienne de Poncins on the start of the diplomatic mission in Ukraine and handed a letter of invitation to the defense minister of France to pay an official visit to Ukraine, the Government portal reported, according to Ukrinform.
The parties discussed the continuation of the military and political dialogue at the level of the senior leadership and defense agencies of the two countries. Zahorodniuk thanked the French side for its efforts in the Normandy format to stop the Russian aggression against Ukraine and restore Ukraine’s territorial integrity.
The parties also discussed the issues of defense cooperation, as well as military and technical cooperation.
Zahorodniuk also stressed that the Euro-Atlantic course and the implementation of NATO standards in the Armed Forces remained priority tasks for Ukraine.
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