On May 13, the intergovernmental agreements as part of the implementation of the agreements of the meeting of the Ukrainian-French group on economic cooperation have been signed in Kyiv. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal, the Minister of Economy and Finance of France Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov and the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov took part in the event.
During the event, in particular, a framework agreement has been signed with the Government of the French Republic on official support for strengthening the protection of the population, territories, and the environment of Ukraine against emergencies.
It provides for the allocation of funds for the purchase of special fire and rescue equipment for rescue from high-rise buildings, namely ladder trucks, the production of which will be partially concentrated in Ukraine.
It should be reminded that, earlier, at the end of March, the Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechotkin signed the Protocol of Intentions on bilateral close and fruitful cooperation with the leading French company in the field of the fire and rescue equipment.