Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yehor Bozhok has called on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to develop strategic deterrence capabilities in the Black Sea region.
During his meeting with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defense Policy and Planning Patrick Turner on the sidelines of the Black Sea-Balkan Security Forum in Constance (Romania)Bozhok said: "NATO should develop strategic deterrence capabilities in the Black Sea region, and Ukraine is ready to support such project,” the diplomat wrote on Twiter.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on April 4 in Washington, the Allies agreed on measures to enhance security in the Black Sea region.
The Alliance will continue to assist Ukraine and Georgia in strengthening their naval and coast guard forces.
On June 4, Stoltenberg announced that in July, joint exercises of Ukrainian Navy and NATO will be held in the Black Sea.