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 NSDC Secretary Turchynov attends opening ceremony for IDEF 2017 in Turkey. PHOTOS

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov took part in the official opening ceremony for the 2017 International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF 2107), one of the largest arms exhibitions on the Eurasian continent.

Censor.NET reports citing the National Security and Defense Council press service.

The combined Ukrainian exposition, said to be the most spectacular in the history of the country's independence, presented Ukraine's leading design bureaus and arms manufacturers such as Luch, Antonov, AO, Microtech and many others. They displayed the latest samples of small arms, armored vehicles, ammunition, active and dynamic protection systems, the newest developments in aircraft and rocketry, and the like.

The NSDC secretary held meetings with Minister of National Defense of Turkey Fikri Ishik and chief of the defense industry of Turkey Ismail Demir. In addition, Turchynov took part in consultative meetings with the defense ministers and defense industry executives of a number of Asian and African countries, as well as with the leadership of Turkey's major military enterprises (ASELSAN, ROKETSAN, HAVELSAN, TAI, BMC, MKEK, Otokar) to discuss the implementation of joint projects.

Oleksandr Turchynov is heading the official delegation of Ukraine paying a visit to the Republic of Turkey.

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (far left), Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey Fikri Ishik (center), Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov (far right)
 
 
 
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