The attitude of the British side towards granting aid to the Armed Forces of Ukraine is pliable. The Minister of State for Armed Forces of the UK Mark Lancaster noted at the meeting with the Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak on August 31 as the press service of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported.
‘We are ready to consider the offers of the Ukrainian sides towards other spheres of aid granting’, he said.
Also, Lancaster noted that the participation of the UK militaries in the parade dedicated to the Independence Day of Ukraine is one more signal of the support and it showed the commitment of the UK to the efforts on the support of the European security to the word.
The UK Minister of State for Armed Forces thanked Poltorak for the possibility to meet British and Ukrainian militaries that train together within Orbital program.
The Minister of State for Armed Forces of the United Kingdom Mark Lancaster arrived in Ukraine on August 31 to meet the Ukrainian and British militaries within the Orbital military operation.
Three thousands of the militaries of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are prepared within the Orbital military operation. 80 British instructors train in Ukraine since 2015.