Defense Minister gives awards to Sea Breeze 2016 participants
Ukrainian Defense Minister, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has thanked and given awards to 23 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other countries who are participating in the Sea Breeze 2016 multinational exercise, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
The award ceremony took place as part the launch of the active phase of the drills, the report says.
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"I would like to welcome you in Ukraine and thank for cooperation with our soldiers. I'm sure you'll fulfil all the exercise tasks as appropriate," Poltorak said.