A signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between the government of Ukraine and NATO on cooperation on consultation, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance as part of NATO's Partnership for Peace program took place at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
"The signing of this international agreement opens up opportunities for further collaboration of our country's and NATO's experts to improve the legal framework for in-depth technical cooperation between Ukraine and the Alliance, as well as a reflect the efforts of NATO and its member countries aimed at large-scale support for reforms of the Ukrainian security sector and defense in accordance with the decisions made during the NATO summit in Wales," the report says.
The Memorandum provides for the implementation of a number of practical projects within the framework of NATO Trust Fund for the modernization of the Ukrainian armed forces control and communication.
"A leading role in the implementation of modern information technologies in the Ukrainian army will be played by NATO Communications and Information Agency," the Ukrainian mission emphasized.
On Ukraine's behalf the memorandum was signed by Head of the Ukrainian mission to NATO, Ambassador Ihor Dolhov, and on behalf of the Alliance by General Manager of the NATO Communications and Information Agency Koen Gijsbers.