Ukraine's Parliament on Wednesday ratified the Treaty with Lithuania and Poland on the establishment of mutual military brigade, the relevant draft law was supported by 290 parliamentarians when the required minimum of 226 votes.
in September of last year Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania signed an agreement on the establishment of a tripartite Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian military brigade LITPOLUKRBRIG. A joint team will be used in operations under the auspices of the UN and the EU. Among the main tasks of the new military units - participation in international efforts to maintain peace, the strengthening of military cooperation and the development of the foundations for the formation of combat groups of the European Union.
The work of the trilateral project began in November 2009, when the Ministers of defence of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine signed a document outlining the desire to make General military unit.