• 25/04/2024 07:44

Umerov called on Danish partners to finance the training of more Ukrainian F-16 pilots if possible

The minister also called on Danish defense companies to invest in Ukraine. In particular, in the field of mine clearance, unmanned systems and electronic warfare.

Umerov called on Danish partners to finance the training of more Ukrainian F-16 pilots if possible

The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Rustem Umerov, together with the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Syrsky, met in Kyiv with the Danish delegation led by the Minister of Defense Troels Lund Poulsen. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

Minister Umerov said that Ukrainian-Danish defense cooperation is increasing and a new unified mechanism for investing in Ukrainian companies is being developed. The priority in this area is direct investment, joint defense companies, localization of production in Ukraine.

The Ukrainian minister thanked his colleague for Denmark’s role in numerous initiatives in support of Ukraine, and especially for its solidarity in the provision of F-16 aircraft and the training of Ukrainian pilots.

I urge Danish partners to, if possible, finance the training of more Ukrainian F-16 pilots in other countries,” said Rustem Umerov.

Denmark, the Netherlands and the United States announced at Ramstein the situation with the departure of Ukraine the first F-16 fighters

The Ukrainian minister briefed the Danish delegation in detail on the situation on the battlefield, the parties discussed the immediate and long-term needs of the Ukrainian army.

Minister Umerov also called on Danish defense companies to invest in Ukraine.

Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov, together with his Danish colleague Troels Lund Poulsen and the Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Alexander Kamyshin, opened the Danish-Ukrainian defense industry conference in Kyiv.

Rustem Umerov invited conference participants to invest in Ukraine's defense industry and joint research and development projects.

“The defense industry plays a key role in helping Ukraine win this war. Mine clearance, unmanned systems, electronic warfare – these are the areas where our cooperation with partners is important for the development of modern defense capabilities,” said the Minister of Defense of Ukraine.

Rustem Umerov also expressed gratitude Denmark for a $330 million military aid package that will strengthen Ukraine's ability to repel Russian aggression.

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“Modern technologies and our joint defense projects will ensure the security of our nations, our people, our future generations,” said Rustem Umerov.

According to him, a recently signed agreement between The bilateral security agreement between Ukraine and Denmark demonstrates a clear strategic choice in support of Ukraine.

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