Large-scale NATO training began in Sevastopol

11:28, 12 September 2007
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Naval forces representatives from 15 countries take part in it

Cooperative Marlin-2007 NATO computer command-headquarters training began in Sevastopol today.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, naval forces representatives from 15 world countries: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, UAE, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, and Croatia, take part in the training.

The aim of the training, which is taking place at the Sevastopol Naval Institute named after P.S.Nakhimov, is to work out cooperation between NATO member and partner countries during fulfilling joint peacemaking tasks.

Cooperative Marlin-2007 training is headed by NATO Northern HQ training department chief captain Helg Frostland. The Ukrainian group is headed by captain second rank Volodymyr Abdula.

No ships and military equipment will be involved in the course of the training.

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