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ABU DHABI, February 24. /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine has concluded a number of contracts on weapons supply to Kiev at the IDEX-2015 arms show.
"During the IDEX-2015 arms exhibition Ukraine has concluded some 20 contracts on arms supplies," he said.
According to the president, European, American and Middle Eastern companies will supply defensive weapons to Ukraine.
Poroshenko also announced signing several agreements on export supplies of Ukrainian defense industry products worth several dozen million dollars. The Ukrainian leader stressed that it's very important to get foreign currency revenues for modernization of the country's armed forces.
Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates have signed a memorandum on mutual understanding and cooperation in the military technical sphere. Poroshenko pointed out that the United Arab Emirates was the first country to supply Cougar and Spartan armored vehicles [manufactured by Streit Group].