"We have been impressed by National Guard soldiers, our efforts to modernize NGU will continue," - US Senior Defense Advisor Hargus. PHOTO

On Aug. 29, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine Yurii Allerov held an official meeting with U.S. Senior Defense Adviser Coyt D. Hargus and Security Reform Advisor to the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine Jaroslaw Pato.

Censor.NET reports citing the NGU press service.

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"The National Guard of Ukraine continues to develop, including through the assistance of the United States. This year we received substantial assistance from the United States and part of this assistance is already in the ATO zone. We are proceeding with the planned reforms and becoming more effective, resilient and strong," said Yurii Allerov.

Coyt D Hargus emphasized, that the United States supports the sovereignty of Ukraine and the right of the Ukrainians to choose their future. He also praised significant progress in reforming the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

"Today, Ukraine's defense forces have made significant progress and become more effective and this development continues. The National Guard of Ukraine, as an important component of the defense forces, is becoming stronger every day. We have been very impressed by your soldiers during our visits to NGU units and we find it expedient to concentrate our efforts to further modernize the National Guard," he said.

Hargus added that the National Guard of Ukraine is on the right way in terms of public procurement.

"The National Guard of Ukraine has made a lot of purchases through ProZorro. This enables the people of Ukraine to see how their taxes are used," he said.

We have been impressed by National Guard soldiers, our efforts to modernize NGU will continue, - US Senior Defense Advisor Hargus 01
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