KIEV, Oct. 31 — Ukraine and Malaysia pledged to boost military cooperation as senior defence officials from the two countries met here Tuesday.
"Ukraine not only attaches great importance to cooperation with Malaysia in the military field, but also is interested in expanding cooperation between the two countries in all areas, including the economic sphere," Andriy Kluyev, Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council(UNSDC) Secretary, said during his meeting with Ismail Ahmad, Secretary General of the Malaysian Defense Ministry.
Ukraine was willing to work with Malaysia to further enhance cooperation in shipbuilding, developing high-tech weaponry and advanced radar technology, Kluyev said.
The two countries would sign a number of bilateral agreements on economic, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation in the near future to boost their ties, he said. (PNA/Xinhua)