Oleksandr Turchynov: Although NATO is not yet ready to admit Ukraine, we are unstoppable on this way
A meeting of NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov with the Head of National Security Bureau of Poland Paweł Soloch took place. A meeting took place within the framework of the official visit of the President of Poland Andrzej Duda to Ukraine.
During the talks the parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in security and defense, having paid considerable attention to "the danger that comes from the imperial-revanchist forces from the East". Also the issues of training of the joint Ukraine-Polish-Lithuanian brigade were discussed, as well as the need to create trilateral Ukraine-Romanian-Polish group for providing security at the eastern border of Europe. In the context of discussing the possibilities of military-technical cooperation NSDC Secretary highlighted the prospects of joint research and production projects on manufacture of high-precision and high-tech weapons.
Also Olexander Turchynov stressed that our country is interested in experience of Poland "as a new member of NATO". "Your advice is extremely important for us, because you have passed this way before us. We understand that NATO is not ready yet to admit Ukraine, but that does not stop us on this way", - he said, adding that now the reforming of security and defense sector is conducted pursuant to the standards of the Alliance. In his turn, Paweł Soloch stressed that "Poland like no other is interested in cooperation with Ukraine".
"There is no independent Poland without an independent Ukraine", - he stated, adding that his country constantly reminds to the allies from NATO about the strategic role of our country for Europe's security.