: Ukrainian police officers to pass training in Turkey

10:05 May. 24, 2016

Ukrainian police officers to pass training in Turkey

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hold a joint press conference in Ankara, Turkey on March 09, 2016. (Getty Images)

Presidents Poroshenko and Erdogan settled the issue during President's visit to Istanbul

3,000 Ukrainian police officers are set to train in Turkey. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko settled the issue with his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during his visit to Istanbul, reports President's press office.

Along with qualification skills the participants of the program will reportedly be equipped with necessary facilities.

Police training is a good form of international cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey, insists Poroshenko adding the same agreements are likely to be settled in terms of Ukraine's National Guard's military drills.

Read also Ukraine and Turkey ink military cooperation roadmap

Except for the police and military trainings, Kyiv and Ankara agreed mutual investment protection along with the means to avoid double taxation in order to provide Turkish investors with proper opportunities in Ukraine, as well as for Ukrainian investors in Turkey.

Additionally the leaders discussed the free trade area stressing the negotiations on the issue must be intensified, as well as joint projects in the fields of mechanical engineering, aircraft construction, and defence industry.

Read also Turkey ready to sign FTA with Ukraine, excluding agriculture

Poroshenko informed on the agreement to increase the term of national visas for the Ukrainians' uninterrupted stay in Turkey up to 90 days.

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