After exclusion of Ukraine from the list of countries that banned the export of arms from Canada, the Ukrainian authorities have not yet provided requests . This was at the briefing in Kyiv said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland, writes «UKRINFORM».
«In Canada, a very complicated process of control of arms exports, which is very important for us. We take this very seriously, because it’s a big responsibility of the government and me personally,» she said.
Foreign Minister of Canada noted that he personally signs all of the applications that allow the export of weapons.
«It is necessary first to was a request for the purchase of weapons, and then it goes through the whole process,» said Freeland.
On 3 April the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and Minister of national defence of Canada harjit Sajjan in Ottawa signed an agreement on cooperation in the defense sphere. Poltorak said that such arrangements would improve the support of the Armed forces of Ukraine with modern military equipment and weapons.
13 Dec Canada has included Ukraine in the list of States in which is allowed the export of firearms.
Finland said that Ukraine still has not sent Canada a request for weapons 22.12.2017