Thursday, May 29, 2008

Slovak military delegation arrives in Ukraine

The Slovak military delegation headed by the Defense Minister has arrived in Uzhhorod (West Ukraine) to hold a border meeting at the level of Defense Ministers.

A meeting between Ukrainian Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov and Slovak Defense Minister Jaroslav Baska, as well as talks between the military delegations of both countries will be held there, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

The military officials will speak about the development of prospects for bilateral cooperation between the countries' defense ministries, and the issues of Ukraine's cooperation with NATO and the European Union.

Following the talks, Yekhanurov and Baska will give a joint press conference.

The Ministers will visit Uzhhorod National University and speak to participants in a conference entitled "Ukraine's joining the European Union via NATO at the example of the Slovak Republic."

Yekhanurov and Baska will also participate in a ceremony to open the NATO Information Center at Uzhhorod National University.