The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has instructed the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers to consider an extension to the BTR-4E armoured vehicle contract with Ukroboronprom. The deal was cancelled in August 2019, according to a 7 November Ukroboronprom press release.
Zelensky spoke after a visit to the Kharkiv Morozov Design Bureau (KMDB) and during a working meeting, looking at the issues associated with Ukroboronprom.
“We need to meet and agree on an action plan. I mandate [you] to ensure the extension of the contract between the Ministry of Defence [MoD] of Ukraine and the state enterprise Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau … until August 31, 2020,” the president told the cabinet ministers.
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