In the company of «Tekhimpeks» refuted the statement OCCRP that through Ukraine to European companies supplying arms to Africa and the middle East

The activities of the Ukrainian company «Tekhimpeks» not directly linked to the export of military goods, and therefore on the supply of arms to Africa, the Middle East and Asia, the company is not known. This is stated in the statement of «Tekhimpeks» which came to the edition «GORDON» after the publication of the news that through Ukraine to European companies supplying arms to Africa and the middle East.

«In connection with the distribution of incorrect information in the media about the activities of «Tekhimpeks» over the last several days believe it is necessary to provide official information on their declarations. The company «Tekhimpeks» operates strictly complying with national and international legislation defining the procedure and rules of import and export operations with military goods. «Tekhimpeks» is not authorized by the company, therefore, does not export goods and services of military purpose», – said in a statement.

The company said that export operations are carried out only through authorized by the government of Ukraine public company-special exporters. All foreign trade contracts are required to undergo expert evaluation commissioners of public services and implemented only after obtaining necessary permissions and certificates of the State service of export control of Ukraine.

«Since our activities are not directly linked to the export of military goods, the supply to the countries of Africa, the Middle East and Asia we know nothing. It should be noted that such informational messages discrediting not so much our company as the entire military-industrial complex of Ukraine to the Ukrainian and world community», – said General Director of «Tekhimpeks» Vladimir Kalina.

On the sale of Ukrainian weapons to countries in Africa and the Middle East reported by the Center for the study of corruption and organized crime OCCRP.

Project to investigate corruption and organised crime (Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) – eng.) is an Association of the media and individual reporters, investigative journalists in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Latin America and Africa. The main part of the OCCRP receives funding from the U.S. Agency for international development (USAID) and the UN democracy Fund.

On September 25 the international human rights organization Amnesty International has said that Ukraine involved in illegal arms shipments to South Sudan.




In the company of «Tekhimpeks» refuted the statement OCCRP that through Ukraine to European companies supplying arms to Africa and the middle East 27.09.2017

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