Saturday, November 18, 2017

Sweden wants to train Ukrainian military - Poltorak

November 16, 2017 (Ukrinform) The Swedish Defense Ministry has expressed its intention to join the process of training Ukrainian servicemen. Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said this in an interview with Ukrinform after a meeting with Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist in Vancouver.
"Sweden expressed its intention to consider next year the possibility of participation of its servicemen in the training of our military," said Poltorak. He added that the Swedish defense minister would pay a visit to Ukraine at the beginning of next year "to make a final decision on this matter."
As reported, the UN Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial conference took place in Vancouver, Canada, this week. Over 40 defense ministers attended the conference.