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BRUSSELS, September 7. /TASS/. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will for the first time in history address a meeting of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council during his upcoming visit to Kiev, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said following talks with the Alliance’s secretary-general. He did not specify the date of the visit.
"The forthcoming visit of the NATO Secretary-General to Ukraine will become historic and symbolic. In the course of the visit, for the first time in the history of Ukraine and NATO a meeting of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council will take place," he said.
"During his visit to Kiev, the NATO secretary-general will sign an agreement on opening the alliance’s embassy in Kiev. The NATO embassy will begin work within the shortest possible period of time," Klimkin said.
He noted that during the visit "the process of reforms in the defense and security sector in Ukraine would be considered to ensure compliance with NATO standards in this area."
"Documents will also be signed on military and technical cooperation and on interaction between the Strategic Communications Centers of Excellence of NATO and Ukraine," Klimkin added.