Soldiers of the Bundeswehr (armed forces of Germany) this summer will participate in 2 multinational military exercises in Ukraine, Reported in the answer of the German foreign Ministry at the request of the faction of the Left party in the Bundestag.
it is expected that individual staff VS Germany will be involved in the exercises of land forces Rapid Trident and naval forces - Sea Breeze, reports news Agency citing dpa.
Despite the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, German Soldiers took part in a similar exercise in the past year. In exercise Rapid Trident, which will be held under the command of the U.S. From July 20 in the area of the city of sycamore, 50 kilometres West of Lviv, In the current year will be part of about 1, 8 thousand Soldiers from 18 countries. In 2014, they participated presumably 1, 2 thousand People. The training will last eleven days. Sea Breeze maneuvers will be held in the Black sea From August 31 to September 12. As reported by the print edition OPINION, June 25, Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko has signed the law On introducing changes to the law of Ukraine " About the sequence of admission and conditions of stay of the branches of the military power of other countries in Ukraine ". Remember also, on April 17, about 300 paratroopers of the 173rd brigade USA came to Ukraine to study Ukrainian military. In this April 23 at the Russian defense Ministry told that the us military trained the Ukrainian security forces in the Lvov area, specifically in the area of hostilities in the Donbass. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, Despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.