Up to 1 thousand military NATO will take part in the exercises in Ukraine
The United States continues preparing for participation in the plan on 16-26 September exercise " Rapid Trident " in the West of Ukraine are obliged to participate to 1 thousand soldiers from NATO and other countries, announced on Tuesday, Reuters.
" at the moment we still plan to hold (teachings), " said Commissioner of the European command U.S. army captain 1st rank Gregory Hicks.
before the Exercises were scheduled for July, but was postponed due to the ongoing Ukrainian troops military operations in the South-East of the country." Rapid Trident " will become, according to one version, the first time the presence of American troops on the square of Ukraine since the beginning of the special operation Kyiv security forces in April this year, highlights the Agency.
according to Reuters, in the exercise scheduled to take part 200 American servicemen and soldiers Ukraine, Azerbaijan, great Britain, Canada, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania and Spain. Teachings that were held each year, are obliged to concentrate on scenarios of peacekeeping operations and the disposal of bombs, mines and other devices.
in addition to the teachings of U.S. throw tanks and 600 troops in Poland and the Baltic States on maneuvers planned for October, highlights the Agency. Before in these parts were lightly armed American division. The United States also provided the Ukrainian authorities military assistance for 52 million dollars.
Kyiv authorities since April of conduct in the East of Ukraine military operation directed against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat of residents of Donbas. According to the latest information from the UN, from mid April to Ukraine forcibly deprived of life, more than 2 and a half thousand civilians, about six thousand wounded.
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