Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov visited the NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
As part of a working visit to NATO governing structures, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov visited the NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, where he held talks with the military leadership of the Alliance.
During the talks, the parties analyzed the current security situation in Ukraine and Europe, which developed as a result of the hybrid aggression of the Russian Federation.
According to Mr. Turchynov, to maintain security in Europe it is vital to boost cooperation between Ukraine and NATO. In this context, the parties discussed the possible expansion of military programs that could be implemented with the participation of Ukraine.
Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine underscored that our state does not intend to reduce its contribution to the international operations of NATO and the NATO Response Force.
Moreover, improvement of information exchange between the intelligence agencies of Ukraine and the Alliance and cooperation in ensuring a reliable counteraction to cybernetic aggression were also considered.
During his stay at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine checked out the experience of the NATO Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Center.
According to Mr. Turchynov, it is critical for Ukraine to transfer to modern systems of analysis and decision-making, "such technologies are being developed in the Main Situation Center of Ukraine under the NSDC as well as in the system of situation centers that are being built around the country".
Oleksandr Turchynov explained that this regards to modern information technologies, "which allow to carry out fast and qualitative situation analysis using all available sources of information and to timely and adequately respond to contemporary challenges".