At the First International Defense Industries Forum in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has announced the creation of the Defense Industries Alliance, Report informs via Ukrinform.
"At this forum, we announce the creation of the Defense Industries Forum. An alliance that values international law and knows how to work for real protection of international law, protection of security from any aggression - and I am talking not only about Ukraine but about the security of any nation in the world," Zelenskyy said.
He said that a basic declaration had been developed as the basis of the alliance and added that manufacturers of military equipment and weapons from all over the world "who share our intention to provide real protection against aggression" are free to join.
Zelenskyy said that the declaration had already been signed by 13 "prominent" companies that are ready to build "a new arsenal of the free world" together with Ukraine.