The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the State border service will be enhanced with new equipment for the border guards build 22 patrol boats and will purchase 24 helicopters. He stated this during a visit in Cherkasy oblast the Main centre of personnel training of the gpsu behalf of major-General Igor Momot.
“On the day Ukraine celebrated Day of the frontier guard. This date on the calendar reminds us about the historical sources of the state border service, about the events of the twentieth century. UNR leaders understood the importance of closing the border with Russia and the creation of a border guard to protect the young Ukrainian state”, – he said.
Poroshenko noted that the Service vnedryaetsya approaches of integrated border management and prosodically measures to counter cross-border crime. Established effective cooperation with border and law-enforcement agencies of partner countries and international security institutions.
“Expanded regional Maritime security, ship-boat composition is replenished with a new boat of Sea protection type UMC-1000. This year we expect to enter into agreements for the construction of 22 modern ships patrol class. For the border service will be purchased 24 modern light patrol helicopter. The country implemented 18 international joint projects concerning the improvement of protection of border”, – said the President.
Recall that recently the Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak declared that in Ukraine there will be a missile boat with cruise missiles. According to him, today the naval forces of Ukraine are in need of missile boats, with powerful weapons.
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