The UK "remains a friend of Ukraine" and is ready to redouble its own contribution to the process of preparation of the Ukrainian military, said the head of the British Ministry of defense Michael Fallon in the process of meeting Tuesday in Kiev With the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"The situation in the East of Ukraine today is extremely difficult, many people have lost their lives, many immigrants. I'm here to attest their support for Ukraine, our respect for its territorial integrity and state borders. And in addition, I am pleased to announce that We are doubling the program of training for the Ukrainian military ", - quoted him as saying the Ukrainian news Agency.
Fallon said that the UK was and still is a friend of Ukraine." We will stand shoulder to shoulder With you, " said the Minister.
the head of the UK Ministry of defence came to Ukraine on a working visit eleven August. The British delegation wants to visit the venue of training of Ukrainian soldiers in the British instructors at the landfill 199 training center in Zhytomyr region.
before Fallon said that the UK will expand the existing programme of assistance to the Ukrainian armed forces by providing training to an additional number of Ukrainian soldiers and providing additional military non-lethal equipment. According to the plans announced by Fallon, in the last month of summer English Experts will conduct training courses for about 250 Ukrainian soldiers. With March in the framework of the existing training programs in British instructors were trained 650 Ukrainian military.
The reform of the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization envisaged by the Minsk agreements of February 12. Amendments must take into account features of " separate districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, agreed With the commissioners of these districts ". The authorities DND and LNR many times sent its proposals for reform, but never received a reply.