During his visit to the United Kingdom Ukraine’s
Minister of Defence General Stepan Poltorak held talks with Chief of the Defence Staff
of the United Kingdom Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach.
The parties agreed on development of cooperation between
general staffs in order to improve the troops (forces) training
process under the NATO standards.
Moreover, in the framework of his official visit to the UK, General
Poltorak, Minister of Defence of Ukraine,
held talks with Mr. Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence
of the United Kingdom.
The Ukraine’s Minister of Defence thanked for
the UK assistance and stance, support for the defence reforms and
for UK instructors.
“We plan to boost our consultative assistance.
Next year 5,000 Ukrainian military will be trained under NATO
standards — this is a new aim of the training mission
of the United Kingdom in Ukraine,” Mr. Fallon said.