NATO-Ukraine relations

  • Last updated: 19 Oct. 2015 15:52

Relations with Ukraine

Relations with Ukraine

The Allies believe that a sovereign, independent and stable Ukraine, firmly committed to democracy and the rule of law, is key to Euro-Atlantic security. Relations date back to the early 1990s and have since developed into one of the most substantive of NATO’s partnerships. Since 2014, in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, cooperation has been intensified in critical areas.

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NATO tests telemedicine system in Ukraine

NATO tests telemedicine system in Ukraine

08 Oct. 2015

NATO is developing a multinational telemedicine system to improve access to health services and increase survival rates in emergency situations, including in remote areas. The technology was successfully live tested during a field exercise in Lviv, Ukraine in September 2015, attended by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

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NATO and Ukraine strengthen scientific cooperation

NATO and Ukraine strengthen scientific cooperation

18 Sep. 2015

The current security crisis in Ukraine is not only affecting regional and Euro-Atlantic security. It has also impacted scientific infrastructure and education institutes in the country. Through NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, the Alliance is engaging Allied and Ukrainian scientists and experts in practical cooperation, forging research networks and supporting capacity building in the country. Ideas to strengthen such support were identified at a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Scientific and Environmental Cooperation at NATO Headquarters on 18 September 2015.

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Ukraine can rely on NATO, Secretary General says in visit to Kiev

Ukraine can rely on NATO, Secretary General says in visit to Kiev

22 Sep. 2015

Ukraine can count on the Alliance’s continued political and practical support, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told members of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council on Tuesday (22 September 2015) in Kiev. “In these difficult times, Ukraine can rely on NATO,” he said.

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