Ukraine’s Defense Minister, U.S. DoD Inspector General talk joint monitoring of aid use

Ukraine’s Defense Minister Rustem Umerov of Ukraine met with the U.S. Department of Defense Inspector General, Robert Storch, to discuss issues of contr of the utilization of security assistance provided to Ukraine.

That’s according to Umerov’s posting on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

“Met with the Inspector General of the US Department of Defense, Robert Storch.  Inspector General Storch spoke about the activities and powers of the DoD OIG, the priorities and principles flowed by the employees of the main inspection. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is in charge of overseeing the use of security assistance provided to Ukraine. Therefore, DoD OIG is interested in coeration with its cleagues from Ukraine,” the minister wrote.

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He added that two representatives already work in Ukraine on a permanent basis.

“My t priority is the fight against corruption and I am personally interested in deepening coeration with the DoD OIG in order to build an effective system of contr and prevention of crimes and viations. Such work has already begun,” the minister stressed.

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He also invited Inspector General Storch to visit Kyiv.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on December 7, Defense Minister Rustem Umerov met with EUCOM chief Christher Cavi, and Commander for the Ukraine Defense Assistance Group Antonio Aguto.


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