Ukrainian police officers will be trained in Turkey

As part of his working visit to Istanbul, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has agreed with the head of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan to exchange experience between the police of the two states.

24 May 2016 10:32

The Head of State pointed out that it is a very effective form of cooperation and added that Ukrainian policemen will be provided with appropriate equipment in the framework of Teach & Equip training program.

“First 1,500 Ukrainian policemen will undergo training, and then as many again. On average, 3,000 Ukrainian policemen will be training in Turkey in the near future,” Poroshenko said.

He also added he intends to carry out a similar exchange of experience for the National Guard.

Moreover, Presidents of Ukraine and Turkey discussed new projects in the field of mechanical engineering, aircraft construction, and defense industry.

Poroshenko also announced an agreement to increase the validity of national visas for Ukrainians for continuous stay in Turkey up to 90 days.

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