The official meeting of the delegation of the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Turkey took place at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine2020-07-10 00:00:00 | ID: 58650
Today, July 10, as part of the official visit to Ukraine of the delegation of the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Turkey headed by the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Hulusi Akar, a solemn ceremony of meeting the high guest took place at the Defence Ministry Headquarters.
Minister of Defence of Ukraine Andrii Taran welcomed the foreign delegation. During the official ceremony, a military band performed National Anthems of both countries.
Mr. Hulusi Akar greeted the personnel of the Honorary Guard Company of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
After that, the servicemen marched in front of the delegations of Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey.
The official visit of a delegation of a friendly NATO member country to Ukraine is significant as it takes place immediately after the easing of some restrictions caused by international measures to counter COVID-19. It is noteworthy that during the coronavirus pandemic, the Minister of Defence of Ukraine Andrii Taran maintained constant communication by phone or video conference with partners of NATO and EU member states.
During the official meeting of the delegations of the Ministries of Defence of Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey, the parties will discuss the priorities of bilateral defence cooperation and important issues of mutual interest.