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Ukraine will participate in Trident Juncture as a country-partner of NATO

Украина будет участвовать в Trident Juncture как страна-партнер НАТОIn the maneuvers will take part about 50 thousand soldiers.

NATO has more than 40 partner countries, of which only five will participate in the exercise Trident Juncture, and Ukraine is one of these countries. On Tuesday, October 23, Deputy chief of staff for operations, NATO, odd Egil Pedersen.

He noted that the exercise will take place from 25 October to 7 November this year.

“It is, indeed, very great teaching, and Ukraine will be presented to the staff officers in the headquarters. Overall, of the 41 countries of NATO partner only five countries involved, and among them Ukraine”, – he said.

According to him, the exercise will be attended by the representatives of Sweden, Finland, Ukraine, Georgia and Jordan. The beginning of military exercises is scheduled for October 25.

Multinational NATO exercise Trident Juncture will run from 25 October to 7 November in Norway, in the Baltic sea and the North Atlantic, including Iceland and the airspace of Finland and Sweden. In the maneuvers will take part about 50 thousand soldiers, including more than 14 thousand soldiers of the U.S. army, air force, Navy and marine Corps, and about 150 aircraft, Apache helicopters and 60 vehicles, in particular, the nuclear US Navy aircraft carrier Harry Truman.

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