Ukrainian military will take part in multinational exercises in Germany

According to the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the consolidated mechanized unit of the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian Armed Forces arrived at the Hohenfels test site in Germany to take part in the Combined Resolve 8multinational exercise.

"During the next three weeks, Ukrainian soldiers will take part in the multinational exercises Combined Resolve 8. During the exercises they will learn about the specifics of inspecting terrain and buildings, and mine clearing," the Ministry said.

The Defense Ministry also reported that Ukrainian servicemen will carry out training tasks as part of the tank division of the US Armed Forces in order to improve the integration of troops and strengthen partnership relations.
Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved the Ukrainian President's decree to allow the armed forces of other states to enter the country in 2017 to participate in multinational exercises such as the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze-2017 and Rapid Trident-2017.

According to the document, beginning January 2017, within the framework of such multinational exercises, military units of the United States, other NATO member states and the countries participating in the Partnership for Peace program are allowed stay in Ukraine for up to 365 days.


  Ukraine, Military Exercises, Germany, Combined Resolve