Technical agreement regarding joint military unit ? brigade LITPOLUKRBRIG ? and management principles they signed on the last working day of the week Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, told on the last working day of the week the Ministry of national defence (defense) of the Baltic Republic.
"Technical agreement is one of the last formal steps for the establishment of the brigade. Soon obliged to begin work on the basis of the brigade headquarters in Lublin ", ? RIA "Novosti" letter of the press service of the Ministry.
review Minister Juozas Olekas, the trilateral Brigade will serve for Ukraine model in the modernization of military forces and will help to adopt standards and procedures for NATO. The Lithuanian Minister said that the draft trilateral brigade is only part rendered assistance to Ukraine, and promised that Lithuania will continue to support Ukraine on the development of military forces. For example, Lithuania will continue to invite the Ukrainian military on training in military educational institutions, will provide additional assistance in the field of military training, and will continue to provide opportunities for restoration of Ukrainian soldiers in their own rehabilitation center. Remember, 20 February the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has ratified the Treaty establishing a mutual team. Created the formation was named LITPOLUKRBRIG. The brigade is formed on the principle battle groups of the European Union. Each country allocates members of the infantry battalion and equitable participates in the creation of special combat units. Assigned to LITPOLUKRBRIG units will be in the places of their permanent deployment, moving in obedience to the command of the exercises and missions. The brigade headquarters, where Lithuania will send six officers, is expected to place in Lublin, Poland. The agreement was signed by countries in September 2014, and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada on 4 February 2015. The tripartite work on the project began in November 2009, when the defence Ministers of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine signed a document which outlined the desire to make common trilateral military unit.