Oleksandr Turchynov: Strong, armed with modern weapons Ukrainian army should become the main factor of peace in Europe
Secretary of National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov opened the XII International exhibition "Arms and Security - 2015".
During his address, Oleksandr Turchynov noted that in terms of continuing aggression of cruel and powerful enemy against Ukraine "a very serious attention is paid to the development of defense-industrial complex of our country".
"Defense-industrial complex of Ukraine today secures the basic needs of our Army, National Guard and other military formations in arms and military equipment", - he stressed. NSDC Secretary added that almost at all defense enterprises the increasing of output and improvement of the quality of manufactured products was provided.
"Today our Defense Industry produces weapons and equipment one of the best in the world, because it undergoes trials not on the test stands and test sites, but in combat conditions. And exactly there military, while testing weapons, make proposals for improving of its quality, combat performance and specialists of Defense Industry implement this feedback in their work", - he stressed.
Oleksandr Turchynov mentioned that restoring positions of Ukrainian defense-industrial complex in the world arms market is also very important. In this context, according to him, it is necessary that all restrictions on military-technical cooperation, which are artificially created today in our way, would be lifted.
"Our strategic partners, leading world politicians need to understand that the enemy, aggressors should not be persuaded, called for peace but stopped. The history has proven that the path of appeasement of aggressor is prospectless. Therefore today the strong, armed with modern weapons Ukrainian army should become the main factor of peace in Europe", - NSDC Secretary emphasized.
Oleksandr Turchynov also noted that such events like today will contribute to the realization of this important strategic task.
The exhibition is being attended by representatives of Defense Agencies as from European countries so from countries of Asia, more than 200 Defense Industry enterprises from Ukraine and other countries exhibit the best samples of their products.