Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine met with a delegation from the USA Department of DefenseOleksandr Danyliuk, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine met with the delegation of the United States Department of Defense under the chairmanship of Catherine Sendak, Deputy Director of the United States Department of Defense for the Balkans, Caucasus and Black Sea region.
During the meeting, the sides discussed prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and the USA in the spheres of security and defense, in particular, in the development of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, cyber security, logistics, comprehensive review and preparation of strategic planning documents for the security sector. In addition, the parties agreed on the need to deepen cooperation in the preparation of Ukrainian military personnel.
Catherine Sendak assured the USA readiness to continue to provide comprehensive assistance to Ukraine on the path to implementation of defense reform.
At the same time, the Ukrainian side drew the attention of American partners to the active militarization of Russia by the Black Sea region.The participants of the meeting agreed that the situation in this region poses a threat to the security not only of Ukraine, but also of the Euro-Atlantic area as a whole.