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Ukraine signs defence co-operation agreement with Kuwait

20 March 2018

Ukraine and Kuwait have taken steps towards further bilateral defence co-operation, having signed an agreement that will provide a legal framework for the development of military training and education, among others.

Signed between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the two countries will exchange intelligence and other data, bringing together their respective defence industries and capabilities in a number of ways.

This will include armament and equipment supply, and the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of equipment, in addition to personnel training.

“The document creates a legal framework for the development and implementation of appropriate programmes, joint research, joint production, and sale of defence equipment through the use of technologies,” the Ukrainian ministry of defence says.

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