During Zelensky`s visit, Turkey officially reaffirmed its desire to develop a joint intelligence satellite with Ukraine. State-controlled military software developer Havelsan and Ukraine`s largest arms company Ukroboronprom have already signed a cooperation agreement on satellite technology production. The Ukrainian Army Army Command has entered into agreements with the Turkish side concerning the operation of Bayraktar TB2 drone systems and the prospects for training Ukrainian specialists in the Republic of Turkey. As part of an agreement signed during the visit, Turkey pledged to provide 205 million lira ($25.8 million) to help Ukraine meet its military needs. Black Sea, cooperation, army, defence industries, Turkey-Russia relations, Ukraine On 3 February 2020, Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Ukraine and met president Zelensky. They signed a military-financial cooperation agreement. It provided that the Turkish side would spend about $36 million on the needs of the Ukrainian armed forces for the purchase of military equipment and dual-use goods in Turkey. [5] ISTANBUL – Turkey and Ukraine signed military cooperation agreements in Istanbul on Friday, deepening a defence partnership seen as an attempt to balance Russian rule in the Black Sea region. It was only this week, after the agreement with Turkey was reached, that Ukrainian President Zelensky announced the construction of two naval bases « to protect the Black Sea region. » Urusky and the head of Turkey`s defense agency Ismail Demir have signed an agreement that lays the groundwork for cooperation, including the transfer of know-how on space and satellite technologies and the development of long-range cruise missiles. ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey and its Black Sea coastal neighbor, Ukraine, have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation in space and satellite technologies. The Heads of State and Government also called for the conclusion this year of negotiations ongoing since 2012 for a free trade agreement. According to ukrinforme, a number of documents were signed on 16 October, including a military framework agreement between the Ukrainian and Turkish governments, following a meeting between the Ukrainian and Turkish presidents, Mr Zelensky and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.