Oleg Hladkovskiy hopes that the Government will soon approve the decision to simplify the procedure of export-import of military goods
First Deputy to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense
Council of Ukraine Oleg Hladkovskiy hopes that the Government will soon adopt a
decision to simplify the procedure for export of military goods and import of
components for Ukrainian enterprises-developers and manufacturers of armaments
and military equipment.
During his visit to the 26th the International Land and Airland Defense
and Security exhibition "Eurosatory-2018" taking place from June 11 to 15 in
Paris, Mr. Hladkovskiy stated that "we managed to consolidate the efforts of
state bodies and representatives of the defense-industrial complex on the issue
of developing the latest models of weapons, launching new industries and
supporting the development of private enterprises in the defense sphere".
"I also hope that the government will soon approve the decision to
simplify the procedure for export of military goods and import of components
for Ukrainian enterprises-developers and manufacturers of armaments and
military equipment, - the First Deputy to the Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine noticed.
- This will not only improve the image of Ukraine on the world market but will
also contribute to the development of the domestic defense industry and the
expansion of cooperation with foreign partners, in particular with the French
According to Mr. Hladkovskiy, in the near future legislative initiatives
on some aspects of reforming the structure of the defense-industrial complex
will be submitted to parliament, "and we hope that we will receive full support
and understanding there as well".
At the same time, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy
Parubiy, who during his visit to the French Republic visited the exhibition
stand of Ukrainian arms manufacturers presented by SE "Ukroboronprom", promised
assistance from the parliament: "Ukrainian gunsmiths can count on support at
the legislative level".
Within the framework of the exhibition, the First Deputy to the
Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine met with the top-management of Airbus and
Thales and discussed the possibility of providing assistance in obtaining photo
evidence of the presence of armed formations of a foreign state on the
territory of Ukraine and the movement of corresponding equipment and manpower.
"We are interested in that world's companies with the appropriate
technical capabilities would help our country to establish a process for
obtaining photo and video evidence of the presence of illegal armed formations
in the East of Ukraine", - Oleg Hladkovskiy explained.
During the meeting with the top-management of Safran and Arkus, the
parties also emphasized the possibility of expanding cooperation in modernizing
military equipment and launching joint production projects.