NATO to expand its presence in Ukraine – Muzhenko

NATO to expand its presence in Ukraine – Muzhenko

NATO member states plans to increase the number of its advisors on training Ukrainian servicemen and continue rendering military and technical support to Ukraine.

Chief of the General Staff and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Army General Viktor Muzhenko said this after a meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Brussels on Thursday, January 21, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“All countries expressed support to Ukraine and willingness to enlarge its deployment in Ukraine via rendering additional number of advisors, consultants, instructors to train our servicemen. I believe that deployment will be significantly increased in the near future,” Muzhenko stressed.

Muzhenko also informed about twelve bilateral meetings with representatives of the Alliance and the European Union, in particular, with high-ranking military heads from the United States, Canada, the Great Britain, Turkey, representatives of the military committees from NATO and the European Union.

“The situation in eastern Ukraine and the process of Minsk agreements’ implementation were discussed during the bilateral meetings, as well as the issues of assistance,” the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine added.


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