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 Ukraine pulls out of deal with Russia on mutual supplies of arms, military equipment

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine terminated the intergovernmental agreement with Russia dated Feb. 8, 2005, regulating the procedure for mutual supplies of arms and military equipment, military components and services.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to Interfax-Ukraine, the Cabinet approved the corresponding bill without a discussion at a meeting on Nov. 8.

Earlier, Ukraine ceased exporting military and dual-purpose goods to Russia in 2014. A presidential decree of Aug. 27, 2014 enforcing a Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council decision codified the ban on military-technical cooperation with Russia, including shipments of dual-purpose goods.

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The Ukrainian government severed a 1993 intergovernmental agreement on military-technical cooperation with Russia in May 2015. In August of the same year, the government also terminated a 1993 intergovernmental agreement with Russia on industrial, scientific and technical cooperation between defense enterprises.

In August 2017, the Ukrainian government denounced a 2003 intergovernmental agreement with Russia regulating interaction between the parties in exporting military products to third countries, and in October 2017, it terminated a 2000 intergovernmental agreement with Russia on preserving the profile of enterprises and organizations which take part in the production of military goods.

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