The first group of Ukrainian servicemen has arrived in the UK to undergo training by British instructors. The country's defense minister, Ben Wallace, said in a statement to parliament.
"In response to Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine, the British government is providing £2.3 billion in military assistance to Ukraine. This includes a commitment to lead an innovative program that aims to train up to 10,000 recruits from Ukraine in Britain. Recently, the UK. Britain arrived the first rotation of Ukrainian soldiers," Wallace said.
According to him, the exercises will take place at military training grounds in the North-Eastern, South-Western and South-Eastern regions. Units of the 11th Security Forces Assistance Brigade will conduct the exercise.
"These Ukrainian soldiers will take courses based on basic British military training. This includes weapons training, first aid on the battlefield, combat skills, patrol tactics and training in the laws of armed conflict. Each course will last several weeks," the nation's defense minister added. .
"We are seeking to increase the scale and frequency of these exercises to meet Ukrainian requirements. We are also discussing with international partners options to increase participation in the training program, working constructively with countries willing to support by providing instructors or equipment," Wallace said.