The Minister of national defence of Canada harjit Singh Sajan declares that the purpose of canadian aid to Ukraine is the development of the sector of defense and security of the country.

As the press service of Vice Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze, on Wednesday during her meeting with Minister of defense of Canada, the parties discussed the issues of deepening of bilateral relations, including in the context of cooperation with NATO, the help of the canadian party in the implementation of reforms of the Ukrainian sector of security and defense, military-technical cooperation.

The parties noted that today Ukraine is not only a recipient but a donor of security for the region and the world.

“Minister H. Singh, Sagan stressed that the main purpose to provide support to Ukraine is not purely technical help, first and foremost, the development of defence and security. According to him, the process of inclusion of Ukraine in the “List of countries to which export of weapons” is at the final stage”, – stated in the message.

I. klympush-Tsintsadze and H. Singh, Sagan stressed that they will make further efforts to strengthen bilateral relations, particularly in the context of the reform of the defense forces in accordance with NATO standards and democratic values.