Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov met with State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom of Norway Tone Skogen
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov held a meeting with State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom of Norway Ms. Tone Skogen.
During the meeting, the parties discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on the current security situation in Europe and the world in the context of Russia's aggression against Ukraine.
The NSDC Secretary expressed his gratitude for Norway's support of Ukraine in the hard times of war and the struggle for the restoration of sovereignty over the temporarily occupied territories. "We greatly appreciate Norway's contribution and your persistence in maintaining sanctions against the Russian aggressor", - he said adding that stopping hostilities in Donbas and resolving humanitarian issues are crucial for President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Mr. Danilov also emphasized the growing importance of security issues in the cybersphere. "Cyberthreats today come to the fore, and all countries must be adequately prepared to counter them", - the NSDC Secretary noticed expressing his hope for enhanced cooperation with Norway on cybersecurity.
In her turn, Ms. Skogen pointed out that cyberthreats are "shaping a new security dimension" and emphasized the need to develop systematic international cooperation in this sphere.
The State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of the Kingdom of Norway also acknowledged Ukraine's progress in reforming the security and defense sector, fighting corruption and reforming the public procurement system.