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Gorshenin Institute to host roundtable "Will the adoption of NATO standards by the Ukrainian Armed Forces improve the country's

Defence Minister Andriy Zagorodnyuk is participating.

Gorshenin Institute to host roundtable "Will the adoption of NATO standards by the Ukrainian Armed Forces improve the country's
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Gorshenin Institute will host a roundtable discussion entitled "Will the adoption of NATO standards by the Ukrainian Armed Forces improve the country's defence capacity?" at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 19 December.

The event is organised by Gorshenin Institute.

Points for discussion

- Introduction of NATO standards as a component of defence reform

- Ukraine's priorities regarding the introduction of NATO standards: top short-term and long-term goals

- Is it realistic to ensure full compatibility between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and NATO member states' armies as foreseen by Ukraine's new Military Doctrine

- Has the December NATO summit had any impact on Ukraine-NATO relations and has NATO's position on Russian aggression against Ukraine changed?

Participants in the roundtable

- Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Defence Minister of Ukraine,

- Alexander Vinnikov, Head of the NATO Representation to Ukraine,

- Viktor Sokolov, First Vice President of Gorshenin Institute,

- Leonid Polyakov, chairman of the Expert Council of the Centre for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies, first deputy defence minister of Ukraine (2005-2008), deputy defence minister of Ukraine (2014)

The discussion is moderated by Sonya Koshkina, editor in chief of LB.ua.

The discussion will be held in Ukrainian and English (translation to be provided).

For accreditation, call (044) 230 49 62 or email info@gorshenin.eu.

Any coverage of the event must mention Institute Gorshenin as its organizer.

Venue: Gorshenin Institute, 18b, Mala Zhytomyrska St (enter through the arch from Mykhaylivskyy Lane), Kyiv.

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