NATO General called himself " an idiot ", mistaking the location of Mariupol
The commander of the army in the European Union Lieutenant General Frederick Ben Hodges in an interview with Scottish newspaper told, he felt like an idiot when I mixed up the location of Mariupol on the map of Ukraine.
last week Hodges said Mariupol is a black sea port, whereas in reality It is located on the Azov sea. Journal The Herald drew readers ' attention to the current error, indicating a low level of knowledge of NATO on the Ukrainian region of conflict.
"I felt like an idiot. The Herald has made it clear that from a professional point of view it was a shame, and even my team laughed at me, " the magazine quoted the words of Hodges. He also said that he made this error by negligence.
first Commander of the army in the European Union Lieutenant General Frederick Ben Hodges on Wednesday said that the us army wants in March to start training of the Ukrainian military. According to him, the U.S. military is supposed to teach Ukrainian colleagues, " how to act in the position, when the Russians choke (communication), and how to protect themselves from the Russian and rebel artillery." Authorized military strength of the USA eleven February, arrived in Kyiv to address issues of training members of the National guard of Ukraine. It is expected that the working group will conduct a reconnaissance of the training sites of the departments of the Ukrainian fighters. Training will begin in the spring and will contain 3 stage classes for all subjects of military training.