Ukraine, NATO to enhance cooperation in tackling hybrid threats, security challenges

16:40, 10 September 2019
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Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba discussed at NATO Headquarters further ways of cooperation with the Alliance during meetings with NATO Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Bettina Cadenbach, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations John Manza and the NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security Clare Hutchinson, according to the Government portal.

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The meetings were part of a two-day working visit of the Deputy Prime Minister to Brussels (Belgium).

In order to intensify practical cooperation in reforming the security and defense sector structures, it was agreed to enhance work of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Military Reform.

"The Parties expressed mutual interest in enhancing NATO-Ukraine engagement in the context of counteracting hybrid threats and security challenges and exchanged views on possible joint actions aimed to ramp up security in the Black Sea area," reads the report.

In the context of the Alliance's renewed policy on interaction with partners, the parties discussed priorities and joint activities within the framework of the Alliance's "one country – one plan" principle.

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