KIEV, October 30. /TASS/. Ukraine has denounced its agreement with Russia on exchange of information about the Igla-and Strela-type man-portable air defence systems in import and export operations, according to a resolution of the Ukrainian government posted on its official website.
The government has instructed the country’s foreign ministry to notify the Russian government about denouncement of the agreement.
The two countries signed this agreement on May 22, 2009 in Kiev to comply with international requirements on conventional weapons, such as Igla-and Strela-type man-portable air defense systems, restrains and to establish information exchange between the two countries on such air defense systems. The sides agreed to exchange information about the production, availability and condition of such systems and their supplies.
Russia has similar agreements with the United States, Uzbekistan, and other countries.