Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva met with a delegation led by Secretary (Deputy Minister) for Defense Products of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense Marcos Dego who is in Kyiv to participate in the first Dialogue on Defense Industry between the two countries.
The parties discussed strategic cooperation between the two countries in the military-technical and defense spheres. Promising bilateral projects in the field of military-technical cooperation, as well as in the aerospace industry were outlined.
The importance of holding the first Dialogue on Defense Industry between Ukraine and Brazil was noted. The parties praised the fact that Ukraine became the sixth country in the world with which Brazil launched such a Dialogue (along with the United States, Italy, France, India and Portugal).
"The first Dialogue on Defense Industry between Ukraine and Brazil, which took place following the agreements between the Presidents of Ukraine and Brazil, becomes a unique interstate format, which, among other things, allows to establish direct links not only between state enterprises, but also between private companies in this area," Ihor Zhovkva said.
In this context, the Deputy Head of the Office of the President thanked Secretary for Defense Products of the Ministry of Defense of Brazil Marcos Dego for including the representatives of world-famous companies Embraer, Taurus Armas, AVIBRÁS, IMBEL, Condor, Kryptus in the official delegation.
"Ukraine and Brazil have their own highly developed technologies and operate in third country markets. I am convinced that by joint efforts we will be able to increase our competitive advantages in foreign markets," Ihor Zhovkva stressed.