He will visit the British military, who train Ukrainian soldiers.
Thursday, August 31, came to Ukraine the Minister for the armed forces of the UK, mark Lancaster, said the press service of the British Embassy.
He is expected to meet with Ukrainian and British military, which carried out joint training under operation Orbital.
British military instructors are in Ukraine in 2015 in the framework of a training program that will last at least until the first half of 2018. Since the beginning of the British military conducted a training course on defensive skills for the five thousand soldiers of the APU, which is a thousand more than originally planned.
The curriculum plan to expand to additional courses in counter-sniper operations and offensives involving armored vehicles and mortars.
“UK increases its presence on the global stage, and the implementation of our commitments in Europe is an eloquent testimony to this. The number of British troops in the region – Estonia, Ukraine and Poland – employs 1,000 people. We are increasing our efforts to work with allies and have consistently supported the European security”, – quotes the Minister of the Embassy of Lancaster.
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