State Department News: U.S. Signs New Conventional Weapons Destruction Memorandum With Ukraine

State Department News: U.S. Signs New Conventional Weapons Destruction Memorandum With Ukraine

Washington (STL.News) – Today, the United States and Ukraine signed a new memorandum of understanding on Conventional Weapons Stockpile Management.  Signed by Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper and Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs Acting Director of the Directorate of International Security Ruslan Nimchynskyi, the memorandum sets out a $4 million U.S. contribution toward construction of six explosive storehouses over the next two years for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.  This project will enhance the safety and security of Ukraine’s munitions stockpiles, as well as advance Ukraine closer to its goal of meeting NATO and international standards for physical security and stockpile management.

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