The Ukrainian delegation took part in the Asian Exhibition “Defense and Security 2017” in Bangkok (Thailand). The delegation was headed by Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.
During the visit to Thailand, the Ukrainian party held talks with Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Defense of Thailand Prawit Wongsuwan and Chief of the Royal Thai Army Chalermchai Sitthisart.
"As known, we have a contract with the Thai side to supply 49 "Oplot" tanks. I am pleased to acknowledge that, in spite of everything, Ukraine will fulfill its obligations to our partners and in the near future will send to the Royal Army of Thailand the remaining 13 units of combat vehicles already manufactured by the Ukrainian enterprise "Malyshev Plant", which are currently being prepared to the tests and confirmation of their characteristics", - Mr. Hladkovskiy noticed.
Moreover, during the meetings with the heads of defense institutions of Thailand, the parties discussed the possibility of establishing a service center for armored vehicles, technology transfer, and expansion of defense cooperation.
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Staff of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine