LitPolUkrbrig not viewed as peacekeepers in Donbas – Poltorak

LitPolUkrbrig not viewed as peacekeepers in Donbas – Poltorak

Ukrinform
The official opening ceremony of the headquarters of the joint Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade (LitPolUkrbrig) has taken place in Lublin, southern Poland.

Defence Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Defence Minister of Poland Antoni Macierewicz and Defence Minister of Lithuania Juozas Olekas took part in the ceremony, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reports.

"The brigade headquarters involve the equal number of representatives of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine. As of now, the brigade is led by an officer from Poland, his deputy is a representative of Ukraine, and the Chief of Staff is a representative of Lithuania," Poltorak said, adding that these positions will be rotated.

According to him, the LitPolUkrbrig will be on full combat alert in 2017. However, its participation in the future peacekeeping mission in Donbas is not considered.

ol


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-