Ukraine, U.S. reach agreement on combating cyber crime - Poroshenko

09:25, 10 July 2017
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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko states that during the Kyiv visit of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, July 9, important agreements were reached in cyber security area.

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"As a result of our highly developing cooperation, it is confirmed by the fact that Ukraine is having not only powerful bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress, but mighty support in the White House, in the Department of State, and the American administration" Poroshenko said Sunday during his joint press conference with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Read alsoU.S. Special Envoy for Ukraine to stay in Kyiv for several days - PoroshenkoAddressing Mr Tillerson, Petro Poroshenko added: "I am confident that our today’s visit will facilitate the extension of our cooperation in many sectors, starting from the defense; security; cyber crime prevention, where we have reached important arrangements; economic; energy; and cultural, as well as many other sectors."

Read alsoU.S. calls on Russia to influence militants to ensure ceasefire in Donbas – TillersonAs UNIAN reported earlier, on January 27, 2016, the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine adopted Ukraine’s Cybersecurity Strategy. It provides for the development of a national system to ensure the protection of cyberspace, the timely detection and neutralization of cyberthreats, as well as their prevention taking into account practices of leading NATO and EU member states.

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