Odessa: An initial conference on the planning of the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze (Sea Breeze) with the invitation to participate in it representatives of the Armed Forces of other countries, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported.
"The goal of the conference is to develop a scenario, coordinate learning goals, determine the composition of the forces that are planned to be involved in the exercises," said in the report.
It is stated that the event is held under the leadership of the Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Naval Forces for the training of Rear-Admiral Oleksiy Neyizhpapa. The delegation from the US Navy is headed by Captain 1st Rank Michael Villegas.
"We must take into account all the proposals that were provided by the participants based on the results of last year's training, which was very rich and fruitful. We need to go further, improve the level of interaction and improve the results," Neyizhpapa.
This is the first of three conferences traditionally held during the preparatory period.