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    After Minsk: Will Peace Come to Ukraine? (1049)
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    The Verkhovna Rada denounced agreements on military cooperation, the mutual security of secret information, cooperation in military reconnaissance and the organization of military logistics with Russia.

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday denounced an agreement with Russia on the mutual security of secret information.

    “The goal of the legislation is the security of national interests, independence, sovereignty, and the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” an explanatory note to the legislative act reads.

    The intergovernmental agreement was signed December 2, 2000, in Moscow and was ratified by the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada on November 15, 2001.

    In June 2014, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko banned any type of military-technical cooperation with Russia.

    Ukrainian Parliament Denounces Agreement With Russia on Military Cooperation

    The Ukrainian parliament also denounced an intergovernmental agreement between Moscow and Kiev on military cooperation.

    Kiev scrapped the agreement on the pretext of alleged "Russian destructive activities in Ukraine", an explanatory note accompanying the legislative act reads.

    The agreement was originally signed on November 25, 1995 in the city of Sochi and was ratified by Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada on January 10, 2002.

    Ukrainian Parliament Denounces Russian Agreement on Cooperation in Military Reconnaisance

    The Ukrainian parliament invalidate an intergovernmental agreement with Russia on cooperation in military reconnaissance.

    "Cooperation between the special forces of our governments, including military reconnaissance, has become impossible and is considered treacherous to the national interests of Ukraine,” an explanatory note accompanying the legislative act reads.

    The original intergovernmental agreement was signed on August 26, 1997 in Kiev and was ratified by Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada on February 7, 2002.

    Ukrainian Parliament Denounces Agreement With Russia on Organizing Military Logistics

    The US  Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is managing the construction of a $134 million Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex in Deveselu, Romania
    © Flickr / US Army Corps of Engineers Europe District
    The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday denounced an intergovernmental agreement with Russia on the organization of military logistics.

    “In the current conditions cooperation in the organization of military intergovernmental military logistics between our governments has become impossible since it completely does not comply with objective situations and is treacherous to the national interests of Ukraine,” an explanatory note accompanying the legislative act reads.

    The original agreement was signed on November 25, 1995 in Sochi and was ratified by Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada on September 12, 2002.

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    After Minsk: Will Peace Come to Ukraine? (1049)

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