Canada to extend military training mission in Ukraine – Reuters

Канада продлит военную учебную миссию в Украине, - Reuters

The Minister of foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and the Minister of defence harjit Sajjan should convene a special press conference where will announce the government’s decision to proceed with the preparation of the Ukrainian military.

From August 2015 in Ukraine is 200 canadian instructors who conduct training of fighters of VSU. Their mission expires at the end of March this year. Given the ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine and ongoing conflict in the Donbass, the government of Canada has decided to extend it.

In December 2018, the Ministry of defence of Canada reported that instructors have trained more than ten thousand employees of the Ukrainian security forces.

Canadian experts are in the West of Ukraine mostly on the Yavoriv training ground and not take part in battles with separatists in the East of the country.

Канада продлит военную учебную миссию в Украине, - Reuters