Lithuania sends another group of military instructors to Ukraine - media.

09:00, 04 October 2017
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Lithuania has deployed to Ukraine another group of military instructors from the Klaipeda-based dragoon battalion, Delfi reported with reference to the Lithuanian defense ministry.

Delfi noted that the new detachment was already the second group of military from the said battalion.

In the course of the next two months, the group will train Ukrainian troops at the Yavoriv training ground in the Lviv region. Training will include boosting skills in mission planning, practical exercises, firing drills, and other routine.

Read alsoLithuanian MP Egidjius Vareikis: If we want peace in this region, Ukraine should be a Western-type state"This year we will be more focused on improving the performance of Ukrainian instructors, observing and analyzing their actions, on the mistakes they make, rather than on the very training," said the group’s senior Captain Viktoras Buiva.

Lithuanian military instructors since August 2015 have been training Ukrainian military personnel.

Read alsoFollowing Crimea occupation, aggression in Donbas Putin trying to compromise ECHR authority - GrybauskaiteThe instructors do not take part in hostilities and anti-terrorist operations on the Ukrainian soil.

The military training operation is aimed at enhancing skills of troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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