Poroshenko ratifies plan of conducting international military drills in 2018

Source : 112 Ukraine

This year Ukraine is planning to host Rapid Trident, Sea Breeze, Light Avalanche, Clear Sky, and Riverian
16:21, 29 January 2018

President Petro Poroshenko has ratified the plan of conducting international military drills in 2018, as well as approved the admission of foreign military for participation in the drills on the territory of Ukraine. The president signed the respective law, as his press service informs.

According to the documents, Ukraine is planning to host a number of international drills on preparing the Armed Forces:

  • Ukrainian-American drills Rapid Trident - 2018
  • Ukrainian-American drills See Breeze - 2018
  • International drills Light Avalanche - 2018
  • International drills Clear Sky - 2018
  • Ukrainian-Romanian drills Riverian - 2018

It is expected that the drills, among other things, will allow for a financial revenue into the national economy through allocating corresponding goods, services, and work for the units of other countries.

Ukraine’s Minister of Defence is to be responsible for preparing and conducting the military exercises.

The documents come into force on the day of their publication.

As we reported earlier, 50 Canadian military officers came to Ukraine as part of the UNIFIER training mission to train Ukrainian soldiers

Related: Ukrainian military participate in Maple Arch 2017 drills in Poland

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