Denmark becomes first NATO member to invest in weapons production in Ukraine

    WORLD  15 June 2024 - 10:54

    The Danish government signed a memorandum on the purchase of weapons and equipment from Ukrainian manufacturers, becoming the first NATO member to agree to such an investment, Anadolu reports on June 15.

    Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen met his Ukrainian counterpart, Rustem Umerov, and the Defence Minister of the Netherlands Kaisa Ollongren, as part of the 23rd meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Brussels on April 13.

    "This is a big step, as Denmark has become the first foreign NATO country that will invest its funds in the production of weapons on Ukrainian territory.

    “This proves that the Ukrainian defence industry is ready to cooperate at the international level and is able to meet the highest standards," said Umerov.

    The agreement is important because the two countries have also agreed on the procedure for financing, in the hope of speeding up the process, which according to Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister for Strategic Industries, Serhii Boiev, could be implemented as part of similar agreements with other allied countries.

    "We are grateful to the Danish government for its consistent support and constructive dialogue that leads to real results," said Boiev, UKRINFORM reported.

    A letter of intent was also signed which initiates cooperation between Ukraine and the Netherlands in support of Kyiv’s defense industrial complex.

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