NEW DELHI, February 08, 9:07 /ITAR-TASS/. The political situation in Ukraine has not affected the defence cooperation between Ukraine and the Russian Federation, deputy director general of the Ukrainian defence authority Ukroboronprom Maxim Glushchenko said.
“I can assure you that as of now Ukraine’s all defence industrial facilities, including over 130 plants of Ukroboronprom have been working stably, and we are doing everything to avoid any disruption in the schedules and responsibilities we have,” Glushchenko told Itar-Tass at the DEFEXPO-2014 exhibition in New Delhi. “Politics is politics, but production should continue, as it would mean the human resources, people and their fates.”
Head of the Russian delegation to the exhibition - deputy director of the federal military-technical cooperation service Vyacheslav Dzirkaln answered a question from Itar-Tass whether Russian arms exporters had experienced any problems with parts supplied from Ukraine by saying: “Everything is working precisely. No failures. All parts and equipment are supplied to Russia on time.