Great Britain extended the training program for Ukrainian military for one year due to the Russian aggression. British military instructors will remain in Ukraine until the start of 2018.
This was stated by Defense Minister Michael Fallon, ITV News Channel reports.
"Extension of the British training program for Ukrainian military by instructors clearly shows that we support Ukraine, and strongly support the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity in the face of increasingly aggressive Russia," Fallon said.
According to the channel, more than 5 thousand Ukrainian soldiers will pass British instructors’ training by March 2017.