In a frame of bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates and for the invitation of the State Enterprise “Ukrinmash” in the period
7–9 of August 2017 the high-level Delegation of the Ministry of Defense of  the United Arab Emirates was visiting Ukraine.

The main purpose of the visit is developing of cooperation between the States in military-technical sphere and exploring of the new prospective areas of collaboration.       

During the visit the members of the United Arab Emirates Delegation conducted the negotiations with the representatives of Ukrainian high political leadership and some Enterprises of Ukrainian Defense Industry. In particularly, were conducted the meetings with the First Deputy of the Secretary of the National Defence and Security Counsel Oleh Hladkovsiy, the First Deputy of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine Ihor Pavlovskiy and the General Director of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom” Roman Romanov. The Parties have discussed the perspectives enhancement of cooperation in the Defence Industry sphere between the Countries and the issues concerning the simplification of the visa regime between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates.

Moreover the Delegation has visited some Enterprises of Ukraine Defence Industry which are involved in producing of the products for Armed Forces and other defence and law enforcement agencies.   

As a result of the visit the Parties have detected the main prospective areas of bilateral cooperation:

production and delivery of precision weapons for the Army and Navy;

delivery of the aircrafts “An” for the UAE Air Forces;

production of the UAVs and anti-weapon UAVs;

production of the radio-electronic warfare and SIGINT equipment.

In totally the mentioned event and the reached arrangements become an another evident of the prospective and mutually beneficial cooperation between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates.