Ukraine and UK to cooperate in defense sector for 15 years

The agreement between Ukraine and the UK presupposes mutual military drills and special armed forces trainings
16:10, 21 March 2016

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The United Kingdom and Ukraine signed an agreement about cooperation in the field of military defense for 15 years, informed press service of the UK embassy in Kyiv on Facebook.

“The agreement is signed for 15 years. It covers such areas as exchange of information about potential military threats, mutual military drills, trainings of Ukrainian Armed Forces and cooperation in the field of military equipment”, - it is said in the report of the embassy.

It has been reported that Great Britain intends to extend its assistance to Ukraine by providing instructor trainings.

Defense Secretary of the UK Michael Fallon said: “The UK will firmly stand by Ukraine since this country is protecting its territorial integrity”. 

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