News Defense Minister Andriy Taran
Cabinet approves draft deal on military cooperation with TurkeyThe document is expected to be signed during Zelensky's visit to Turkey on Oct 15-17.
15:30, 14 October 2020
Ukraine, UK sign memo on enhancing military-technical cooperationThe document was signed in the presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
11:45, 08 October 2020
Defense minister names probable cause of An-26 crashTaran also spoke about the plane's pre-accident condition.
11:50, 26 September 2020
Ukraine to stage exercises to coincide with Russian manoeuvres – mediaTaran said the exercises would include anti-aircraft fire and would be held at the end of September in southern Ukraine
22:30, 17 July 2020
Ukraine's defense minister invites NATO Allies to join national drills this fallThe parties agreed to enhance the presence of forces and equipment in the Black Sea region.
11:00, 10 July 2020
Seizure of military equipment by Ukraine's SBI undermines combat readiness – Defense ministerTaran said such actions could lead to a possible leak of classified information.
16:00, 03 July 2020
Ukraine developing Navy in line with NATO standards – defense ministerThe Defense Ministry is currently negotiating with foreign partners on the need to provide assistance and support in the implementation of the said plans.
21:10, 15 June 2020
Ukraine's Defense Minister says army lacks PPE amid coronavirusThe Armed Forces of Ukraine have three mobile labs.
11:40, 12 April 2020
Defense minister stresses importance of Ukraine Army's widest interaction with NATOToday, the Ukrainian Army is undergoing transition of its military command structure to that used by Allies.
16:30, 11 March 2020
Ukrainian army needs arms upgrade – Ukraine's defense ministerThe Army must be well-armed, the minister says, naming it a priority.
15:40, 11 March 2020
Ukrainian lawmakers appoint Andriy Taran as new defense ministerThe decision was backed by 285 MPs.
20:20, 04 March 2020