Poroshenko has approved a national program of Ukraine’s cooperation with NATO in 2018

President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree «On approving the annual national programme under the auspices of the Commission Ukraine – NATO for 2018». This is stated on the website of the presidential administration of Ukraine.

The program must ensure the implementation of the priority tasks of Ukraine’s cooperation with NATO and the decisions taken at the meeting of the Commission Ukraine – NATO at the level of heads of state and government on 9 July, 2016 in Warsaw.

«The program is aimed at attracting and utilization of the potential and the practical and Advisory assistance to NATO member States with the aim of increasing the defense capability of Ukraine in conditions of military aggression of the Russian Federation and the introduction of purposeful and systematic activities for the preparation of a state to membership in NATO», – stated in the message.

The annual national program – a strategic document that defines priorities for 2018 and targets to be achieved by 2020, the press service of the presidential Administration.

Coordinating the implementation of annual national programme was assigned to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Ukraine has intensified its cooperation with NATO in 2014, against the annexation of Crimea to Russia and armed conflict in the Donbass. At the end of 2014, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law which provides for the refusal of Ukraine of implementation of policy of «non-alignment».

In accordance with the new Military doctrine of Ukraine, adopted in 2015, the deepening of cooperation with NATO and the achievement of the 2020 full interoperability of the Armed forces of Ukraine with armies of the countries – members of NATO is a priority. Poroshenko reported that the decision on Ukraine’s accession to NATO will be made at the referendum.

Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said in February that the Ukraine for two years, 90% had complied with the requirements of NATO.

Poroshenko has approved a national program of Ukraine’s cooperation with NATO in 2018 29.03.2018

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