Date: 7 months ago   Category: Politics

Aggravation in Azov. Britain will strengthen military aid


There will be an expanded programme of training of the Ukrainian experts by the British instructors. The kingdom will also send the warship to the Black Sea. Great Britain will strengthen military support of Ukraine because of aggravation of a situation in the Sea of Azov. On November 21 the meeting of the Minister of Defence Stepan Poltorak with the Secretary of State concerning defense of Britain Gavin Williamson took place. London rereshit to expand the program of training of the Ukrainian military and marines with the British instructions. Britain will also send the warship to Ukraine. The correspondent.net tells details. Military aid of Britain On the eve of the meeting the British newspaper Daily Telegraph with reference to Ulyamson's speech wrote in London that Britain will send to Ukraine additional British troops and also the ship of navy - "for protection of freedom and democracy". "Until Ukraine remains the victim of the Russian aggression, the United Kingdom remains her faithful partner... We will continue to help Ukraine to protect our general values. I with own eyes saw results of war in the east of [Ukraine] and it only strengthened my firm intention to maintain sovereignty of Ukraine, its independence and territorial integrity", - the newspaper of a word of the British minister quoted. According to the Ministry of Defence of Britain, in Ukraine there are about 100 British servicemen training local troops near Lviv and Dnieper. Since 2015 the British instructors trained 9.5 thousand Ukrainian soldiers. The ORBITAL program according to which the British instructors trained the Ukrainian experts for investigation and logistics will be expanded training of the military personnel of the Navies of AFU, marines and also Air forces, Poltorak specified. S-300, Bouck, Torahs. Rocket firing practice of AFU near the Crimea Daily Express writes that the British government urged Russia to stop blockade of the Ukrainian ships. "Are concerned by the growing military presence of Russia in the Sea of Azov... We urge Russia to resolve easy access to merchant ships through the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov", - it is said in the official statement of the British Foreign Ministry. After the meeting it is also said in Williamson's statement that Britain in 2019 naprvit to the Black Sea the British HMS Echo ship "within earlier reached agreements on extension of the program of military preparation of Great Britain. The Ministry of Defence of Ukraine In a joint statement Poltorak and Williamson condemned increasing military presence of Russia around borders of Ukraine, on uncontrollable erritoriya of Donbass and in the Crimea and also the destabilizing actions of Russia in the Black Sea and Azov region. The parties agreed to deepen cooperation in counteraction of aggression from the Russian Federation, "to its criminal activity and subversive activities against the security system based on international law in the territory of Ukraine, in Great Britain and other countries". The Russian side showed discontent with expansion of military cooperation between Ukraine and Britain. Press

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