06 June 2019
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Brussels – In a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg, issued a joint statement, which was broadcasted on the NATO website.
During this communique, it was also announced that NATO plans to conduct a military exercise in the Black Sea, with the Ukrainian army in July 2019.
Mr.Stolenberg, stated that NATO will continue to provide political and practical support to Ukraine, including joint military exercises. An allocation of Euro40m had also been made, for Ukraine to improve its expertise in, cyber defense and military medicine.
President Zelensky, expressed hope that the NUC (NATO—Ukraine Commission ) would start soon, which had been stopped due to objections by Hungary, because of its concerns for the Hungarian community, in West Ukraine.