Yesterday, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko paid an official visit to France, then the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" signed new agreements with French companies – the world's leaders in arms sales, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the press service of "Ukroboronprom."
Strategic agreements in the sphere of military-technical cooperation between the two countries were reached in the framework of the working visit of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to France.
The specialists at the State Self-Supporting Foreign Trade and Investment Firm "Ukrinmash" signed a contract with the French company Thales Communication & Security SAS on the supplies of the means of tactical radio communications for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There was signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a joint project on creation of a modern patrol aircraft with the Thales Systems Aeroportes SAS company.
The company also signed a protocol with Airbus Helicopters SAS on the supplies of H125 single-engine helicopters.
Also France promised to support Ukraine in the fight against organized crime and strengthening of internal security.