Defense Minister Andriy Taran
U.S. not to leave Ukraine to its own devices if Russian aggression escalates: Defense chiefs' phone callFor the second time over the past 1.5 months, the top defense officials of the two states discussed ways to strengthen cooperation.
09:00, 02 April 2021
The minister thanked Japan for its assistance.
14:50, 17 March 2021
During the call, the heads of defense departments discussed issues of Ukraine's defense reform and progress in key areas.
23:45, 19 February 2021
This is the first time in Ukraine's history when no intermediaries were involved.
21:00, 14 December 2020
The minister hopes for political support of NATO allies that a decision on a NATO Membership Action Plan for Ukraine be made at the next NATO summit.
23:45, 05 December 2020
The document is expected to be signed during Zelensky's visit to Turkey on Oct 15-17.
15:30, 14 October 2020
The document was signed in the presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
11:45, 08 October 2020
Taran also spoke about the plane's pre-accident condition.
11:50, 26 September 2020
Taran 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
The parties agreed to enhance the presence of forces and equipment in the Black Sea region.
11:00, 10 July 2020
Taran said such actions could lead to a possible leak of classified information.
16:00, 03 July 2020
The 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
The Armed Forces of Ukraine have three mobile labs.
11:40, 12 April 2020
Today, the Ukrainian Army is undergoing transition of its military command structure to that used by Allies.
16:30, 11 March 2020
The Army must be well-armed, the minister says, naming it a priority.
15:40, 11 March 2020