Rada gave its consent to the admission of foreign units to participate in military exercises in Ukraine in 2017

The Supreme Rada has resolved the admission of divisions of armed forces of other States on the territory of Ukraine in 2017 to participate in military exercises. Bill No. 5636 approving the relevant decision of the President on Thursday was supported by 236 deputies, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

Submitted by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the bill provides for the admission to the territory of the country in the 2017 armed forces of foreign States to participate in multinational exercises for training units of the armed forces and the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze and Rapid Trident 2017 2017.

In particular, according to published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada of the accompanying documents to the bill, in the framework of multinational exercises for training units of the armed forces it is proposed to admit the territory of Ukraine for the period up to 365 days up to 3 thousand members of the Armed forces of the United States, other States members of NATO and States participating in the program «Partnership for peace» with weapons and military equipment, including up to 6 aircraft and helicopters.

The exercise, which will take place on the Yavoriv training ground in Lviv region in January-December 2017, will involve up to 13 thousand soldiers, from them 10 thousand – from the sun Ukrainy, 1.5 thousand from the U.S. and 1.5 thousand – armed forces of other countries-members of NATO and countries — uchastnitsami «Partnership for peace».

In the framework of the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze 2017 it is proposed to admit the territory of Ukraine in July-September 2017 for up to 25 days to 2.5 thousand soldiers of the armed forces of the United States, other States members of NATO and States participating in the program «Partnership for peace» with weapons and military equipment, to 10 ships, 5 submarines, 10 aircraft and helicopters, up to 60 units of wheeled vehicles.

The exercise, which will be held in the Black sea and adjacent ranges and military airfields in the July-September, and will involve up to 3.5 thousand soldiers, from them 1 thousand from the armed forces of Ukraine, as many from the U.S. and another 1.5 million – from other member States of NATO and the States — participants of the program «Partnership for peace».

In the framework of the Ukrainian-American exercises Rapid Trident 2017 it is proposed to admit the territory of Ukraine in June and November 2017 for up to 25 days up to 2 thousand soldiers of the United States, other States members of NATO and States participating in the program «Partnership for peace» with weapons and military equipment, up to 6 aircraft, 10 helicopters.

The exercise, which will take place on the Yavoriv training ground in Lviv region in June-November, will involve up to 3.5 thousand soldiers, of which up to 1.5 thousand from the APU, 1 thousand from US forces and yet the same from other member States of NATO and the States — participants of the program «Partnership for peace».

In the Annex to the law also contains a list of 16 exercises outside of Ukraine, which will be attended APU in 2017. Exercises are scheduled in Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Denmark, great Britain and Jordan, two teaching — in Bulgaria, Germany and Georgia, three teachings in Romania; in addition, one of the multinational exercises (Saber Guardian 2017) will be held on the territory of Romania and Bulgaria at the same time.

We will remind, in December, Ukraine and the United States began negotiation of the details of the military exercise Sea Breeze 2017.

Thus in the Ministry of environment asked the military not to conduct exercises in the reserves.




Rada gave its consent to the admission of foreign units to participate in military exercises in Ukraine in 2017 19.01.2017

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