A multidimensional meeting of the leaders of military intelligence in the region took place in the GOU of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
Within a few days the International Forum “BLACK SEA INTELLIGENCE FORUM” was held at the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. Participation in the event, in addition to the Ukrainian side, was taken by delegations of experts from the ministries of defense of eight countries of the world, headed by representatives of senior management.
The forum is due to the significant deterioration in recent global and regional security through the aggressive actions of the Russian Federation and the need to find ways to resolve the situation by joint efforts of the countries of the region and the leading countries of the world.
During the briefings, plenary meetings and panel discussions of the event, existing and potential threats to regional and world security were considered in the thematic areas. At the same time, one of the greatest threats to the national security of each of the countries-participants of the forum and global security was as a whole determined by the aggressive actions of the Russian Federation, in particular the increase of the Russian troops near the borders of Ukraine and the temporarily occupied Crimea, as well as the escalation of tension by the Russian side in the Black and Azov in the seas
During the event, the method of preparing joint reports from several parties was actively used. In addition, the heads of delegations held a number of high-level bilateral and multilateral meetings.
Participation in the forum was taken by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, the chief of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, Lieutenant-General Vasily Burba, and representatives of the leadership of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Having analyzed the intelligence received by the participating countries in detail about the state and trends of the spread of existing and potential threats, the participants identified practical measures to counter the expansion of Russian aggression in the region and in the world.