He made this statement following negotiations with Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin during his visit to Kyiv.
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Accession to NATO and “NATOfication” are a priority for Ukraine. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Defense of Square Rustem Umerov on his page on social networks.
“Ukraine has chosen its path: to become a member of the alliance. Therefore, NATOfication is one of the main priorities of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine,” – he wrote.
The post was written following the results of Umerov’s negotiations with Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin during his visit to Kyiv. According to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, in addition to the topic of joining NATO, the meeting discussed further actions of Ukrainian troops in the combat zone, as well as assistance from the United States.
Meanwhile, the US authorities have already allocated a new package of military support to Independence. Overall, it is valued at $100 million. The package will include the Stinger air defense system, Javelin anti-tank systems, NATO caliber shells and cartridges, winter equipment and just one HIMARS MLRS.