The Secretary of state for defence of great Britain Michael Fallon in the process of the working visit to Ukraine on Tuesday said that the British government is ready in half to make a wider programme of training for the Ukrainian military.
"The situation in Eastern Ukraine Today extremely difficult a lot of 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, " said Michael Fallon at the meeting with the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"We will stand shoulder to shoulder with you" – quotes the head of the British defense Ministry Today. For its part Yatsenyuk summed up that the situation in the Donbas and in truth " very difficult ", for this reason Ukraine " necessary assistance ". Remember, the first day of the week it was announced that to provide Ukraine with five hundred million dollars plans the U.S. Department of defense." These funds will be used for training programs on the ground in Yavorov for the national guard and military power of Ukraine ", – reported in a letter to the Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden, Chairman of the Department on international relations of the Verkhovna Rada Anna hopko. July 31 within jaworowski polygon Lviv region culminated in NATO maneuvers Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident-2015, the part where he took the military from 18 countries, including Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, great Britain, Norway, Poland, Romania, USA, Spain and Moldova. U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt, arriving at exercise Rapid Trident in Lviv region, said that the total amount of financial aid the U.S. Ukrainian security forces amounted to about 200 million dollars. However, at the end of June, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, explaining the Declaration of Ukraine's intention to accelerate the process of accession to the North Atlantic Alliance, said that the Ukrainian government must learn to solve their basic problems on their own (and the main one of these issues is corruption). At the same time, Stoltenberg announced the General doctrines of NATO and the Ukrainian security forces, which will be held this autumn in Ukraine, and told about the readiness of the UK to join the program of training of the Ukrainian military.