U.S. shows support for Ukraine's GUR military intel chief Burba

16:40, 14 March 2019
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Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (GUR) Vasyl Burba and Director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Robert Ashley discussed Russia's further intentions to destabilize Ukraine, Europe, and other regions of the world.

Top military intelligence officers met in Washington DC as part of Burba's official visit to the United States, according to the GUR.

Burba also met with the leadership of the Central Intelligence Agency and senior intelligence community officials.

“During the meeting, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine discussed with his American colleagues irrefutable evidence of Russia's further intentions to destabilize the situation in Ukraine, European countries, and other regions of the world,” the statement reads.

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Among other things, Burba focused on Russia's aggressive and provocative actions in the occupied territories of Ukraine and in the Azov-Black Sea region.

Following the visit, a number of agreements were reached on cooperation and U.S. assistance to Ukraine in enhancing GUR capabilities to counter Russia's armed aggression.

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