Ukraine and Turkey are more than 50 projects in military-technical sphere – Ambassador

Украина и Турция ведут более 50 проектов в военно-технической сфере - посол

In the sphere of military-technical cooperation, one of the most successful in the relations between Ukraine and Turkey implemented by more than 50 joint projects.

In an interview with UKRINFORM reported, extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in Turkey Andriy Sibiga.

“VTS is a Prime example of strategic partnership in action… Now we are at different stages of implementation are more than 50 projects. Among them one of the most important concerns the purchase of Turkish military UAV delivery of SE “Ivchenko-Progress” of Ukrainian engines for the production of Turkish UAV “Akinci” – said the diplomat.

He noted that cooperation with Turkey in military-technical sphere concerns not only the sale of products, and have already reached the level of development and joint production.

“Our cooperation contributes to the strengthening of the defense capability of our countries, Ukraine, these projects help to reduce the mortality of our soldiers, strengthen the army,” said Sibiga.

According to him, there are also prospects for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of aviation.

As reported, on 3 February in Ukraine there will arrive the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. During the visit a meeting of the Strategic Council of high level between Ukraine and Turkey.