Ukraine, Czechia and Slovakia agree on joint purchase and maintenance of fighting vehicles 

Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov has announced the signing of a declaration of intent by Czechia and Slovakia on purchasing and maintaining infantry fighting vehicles.

The document was signed on Friday on the sidelines of the meeting of the Contact Group on Ukraine in Brussels by his Czech and Slovak counterparts, Jana Černochová and Martin Sklenár.

According to Mr. Reznikov, it is an important step in the cooperation between the countries.

The Ukrainian state concern Ukroboronprom and the Czech arms company VOP CZ have recently agreed on the joint repair of T-64 tanks at the plant in the north Bohemian town of Nový Jičín.

Author: Ruth Fraňková