Ukraine and Turkey decided to deepen partnership to create joint programs in the aerospace industry at a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Oleh Urusky and an official delegation of the Republic of Turkey headed by President of the Turkish Space Agency Serdar Huseyin Yildirim, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine reported on Friday.
“The Ukrainian and Turkish aerospace industries will deepen their cooperation in order to create joint programs in the aerospace industry,” the Cabinet of Ministers said in a statement on its website on Friday.
According to the report, the joint project will significantly deepen cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey in the aerospace industry, and is also the first step in the implementation of the agreements reached during the visit of the Ukrainian delegation to Turkey at the end of August.
The Turkish delegation has recently managed to get acquainted with the capabilities of the main enterprises of the State Space Agency of Ukraine and visited the Pivdenne (Yuzhnoye) Design Bureau and the Pivdenny (Yuzhny) Machine-Building Plant in Dnipro.
“During the meeting, which took place on September 16, the parties were able to discuss in detail the real ways of combining the efforts of Ukraine and Turkey in the development and serial production of space technology,” the government said.