Ukraine takes part in seven multinational exercises, another four scheduled
Ukraine participated in seven multinational military exercises in 2015, and another four are scheduled, Head of Communications and Press of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Oksana Havryliuk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday.
"In 2015, the Ukrainian armed forces took part in seven multi-national military exercises, four of them were held on the territory of our country," she said.
According to Havryliuk, another four joint exercises are scheduled for 2015. In particular, the Ukrainian-Polish tactical drills of the aviation units called "Safe Sky - 2015" are to be held on October 12-16 in Ivano-Frankivsk. Up to 350 military from both countries, helicopters, fighter jets, and transport aircraft will be involved in these exercises.
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Certification exercises of the EU combat task force "Common Challenge - 2015" will take place in Poland on November 14-20.
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