Russia more actively cooperates with NATO than Ukraine – Ekhanurov

17:43, 15 February 2008
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Ukraine may reach that level 1-2 years

Russia more actively cooperates with NATO than Ukraine, says Defence Minister of Ukraine Yuri Ekhanurov.

      The press service department of the Defence Ministry disclosed to UNIAN that today, during the grand measures on occasion of launching into exploitation of a dwelling house for military men of the Kyiv garrison and their family members, situated in Kyiv to the address Boryspilska Street, 26-j, the Minister said: “In order to reach the half of the level, reached by the Russian Federation in cooperation with NATO, it is necessary to work more towards the definite direction”.

      “We will try very much to fulfill all the programs and I think that in one-two years we will reach the level of Russians in the cooperation with Alliance”, he added. 

      Y. Ekhanurov assured that Ukraine has a good level of cooperation with NATO, and he felt it during the today’s morning meeting with the chairman of the Military Committee of NATO, general Raymond Eno.

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