KIEV, Feb. 24 : Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Friday signed a 10-year agreement on security cooperation between the two countries, said the Ukrainian presidential press service.

Under the pact inked in Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, Denmark will provide 8.5 billion euros (about 9.2 billion U.S. dollars) in military and civilian assistance for Ukraine between 2023 and 2028, including 1.8 billion euros (1.95 billion dollars) in military support in 2024.

In particular, Denmark will support efforts to build and strengthen Ukraine’s air force and air defense, including securing a holistic F-16 capacity, maritime security, demining and drone technologies, and defense industrial base development.

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