Foreign armed forces are let to come to Ukraine for training

Source : 112 Ukraine

President signed a law on admission of the units of the armed forces of foreign states to the territory of Ukraine
11:09, 18 November 2015

President Petro Poroshenko signed  a law, which approves the decision of the Head of State of November 6, 2015 “On Admission of the Units of the Armed Forces of Foreign States to the Territory of Ukraine for the Participation in Multinational Training”, as stated by the media office of the president.

"Under respective Decree of the President of November 6, 2015, the units of the U.S. Armed Forces, other NATO countries and states-participants of the PfP program shall be permitted to enter the territory of our state to participate in multinational exercises in November – December 2015 for the period of up to 61 days (up to 2500 servicemen with armament and military equipment)," according to the statement.

RecallIng, Verkhovna Rada has adopted the bill "On approval of the decision of the President of Ukraine on admitting units of armed forces of other states on the territory of Ukraine for participation in multinational exercises." 238 MPs supported the decision.

Training will begin in November 2015. They will be attended by 350 American and 150 Canadian soldiers. The maneuvers will be held at the Yavoriv training ground in Lviv region.

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