Denmark To Be First NATO Country To Directly Fund Ukrainian Arms And Ammunition Production

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Denmark is the first NATO country to directly fund Ukrainian arms and ammunition production.

According to Ukrinform, Ukrainian Defence Minister Rustem Umerov posted this on Facebook.

According to him, the first contract will be signed in the near future.

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During a meeting with Danish Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen and Dutch Defence Minister Ruben Brekelmans, Umerov discussed the creation of joint ventures, considering a model of joint investment in arms production that will help strengthen Ukraine's defence capabilities.

"To this end, the Ministry of Defence is creating the Defence Fund, which will become the main partner for our foreign allies in establishing joint ventures," the Defence Minister said and thanked Denmark and the Netherlands for their support of Ukraine.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, Norway has announced that it will provide Ukraine with six F-16 fighter jet .



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