Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Night-vision goggles for the National Guard of Ukraine has arrived from Canada

April 29, 2015 Today, a new batch of non-lethal equipment was transferred to the Ukrainian National Guard during a media event in Kyiv, Ukraine. The Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, attended the event on behalf of Canada, in the presence of Lieutenant-General Mykola Balan, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine. 

The shipment of night-vision goggles is part of an $11‑million Canadian assistance package announced in November 2014. Canada’s assistance is aimed at enhancing the capabilities of the Ukrainian armed forces in their fight to defend their country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.