US and British military will take part in exercises in Ukraine

The United Efforts 2020 strategic command post exercise will be monitored by 200 foreign instructors.

According to Interfax, speaking on Tuesday at a briefing at the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in Kiev to the head of the Main Directorate of Doctrines and Training of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Major General Oleksiy Taran, said that the military units of the armed forces of the United States and Great Britain, and their conduct will be overseen by up to 200 foreign instructors, military advisers and observers.

“The peculiarity of the exercises this year will be their international character. For the first time, the military units of the armed forces of NATO member states will be involved in the strategic command and staff exercise: the United States, Great Britain for the joint implementation of combat training missions, advisers of the NATO Representation in Ukraine, representatives of the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine, as well as instructors, military advisers, observers from the United States, Great Britain, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Poland”, – Taran said.

In total, up to 200 foreign instructors, military advisers and observers will oversee the exercise.

“Their work will be organized not only in military units and subunits, at the tactical level headquarters, but also at the command posts of the strategic and operational levels”, – Taran added.

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