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Zelenskyy summarizes the results of the first Defense Industries Forum

Sep 30, 2023

The first Defense Industries Forum was held in Ukraine. It demonstrated global interest in cooperation with Ukraine in the defense sector.


This was announced by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, RBC-Ukraine reports, citing his video address.

"Our new format with defense companies - the Alliance of Defense Industries - has 38 member companies as of this evening. They represent 19 countries," the president said.

In addition, according to the President, Ukrainian producers have signed 20 documents with partner companies at the Forum today.

"Agreements, memorandums... Each such document then becomes a new production or strengthening of existing cooperation," Zelenskyy explained.

The Head of State noted that more than 250 companies took part in the Defense Industries Forum, and among them, according to the President, dozens of Ukrainian companies were represented.

"Our country will become one of the key global producers of weapons and defense systems. And this is not just an ambition or a prospect, it is a potential that has begun to be realized. I am grateful to everyone whose work has led to such results for Ukraine!" he emphasized.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 01/10/2023

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