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The Nation: Pakistan, Ukraine ministers discuss defense cooperation

Rana Tanveer Hussain, Pakistan's Federal Minister for Defense Production, held a meeting with Minister for Defense of Ukraine General Stepan Poltorak in Kyiv on Thursday, October 12, according to Pakistan's English-language publication The Nation.

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Poltorak at Arms & Security 2017 / Photo from UNIAN

Rana Tanveer Hussain is on four days visit to Ukraine to attend the 14th International Specialized Exhibition "Arms and Security 2017," The Nation reported.

The Federal Minister thanked for invitation and great hospitality extended to him and his delegation.

Ukraine in talks to sell Pakistan 100 tanks - mediaDuring the meeting, they discussed exploration of the new avenues to enhance bilateral relations especially in the field of defense production for joint venture with Heavy Industries Taxila and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works.

A number of important issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. Rana Tanveer Hussain mentioned that the bilateral ties between the Defense industries of the two countries have strengthened over a period of twenty years.

The minister also visited the stalls of different companies and showed keen interest in the defense products displayed in the exhibition.

Tags: defense, Pakistan, Poltorak, Arms&Security2017, Kyiv

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