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EU plans to train snipers and sappers for the Ukrainian army, media write

Ukrainian servicemen. File photoBRUSSELS, Aug 29The European Union intends to offer Ukraine, as part of a future European training mission, to train snipers, sappers, as well as officers for the Ukrainian military, according to a document that, according to Bloomberg, was sent to representatives of EU states by the Foreign Service. It is also reported that with such a request to the EU previously contacted by the Ukrainian military.Britain's Unexpected Purpose in Ukraine Crisis Revealed “After agreement with the Ukrainian Armed Forces and consultations with partners, including the US and the UK, one or more of the indicated objectives can be supported by this training mission,” the document says. Even before the start of the Russian special operation The European Union discussed the possibility of creating a training mission for the Ukrainian military. Last week, the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, told reporters that such a mission could be located on the territory of one of the EU countries neighboring Ukraine, and not on the territory of Ukraine itself, as previously planned.In Ukraine, they don’t know exactly where the weapons from the United States will end up, the Pentagon said, since February last year, the EU has allocated 2.5 billion euros from a special fund to assist the Ukrainian army, including for the supply of weapons. As Borrell recalled, some European countries are already training the Ukrainian military, in particular, for the operation of equipment supplied to the Ukrainian military. He clarified that the Ukrainian military is being trained in Poland, the Czech Republic, Britain and France. EU defense ministers are expected to discuss this topic at an informal meeting in Prague on Tuesday. Russia had previously sent a note to NATO countries due to arms supplies to Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted that any cargo that contains weapons for Ukraine will become a legitimate target for Russia. The Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation stated that the NATO countries are “playing with fire” by supplying weapons to Ukraine. Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov noted that pumping Ukraine with weapons from the West does not contribute to the success of Russian-Ukrainian negotiations and will have a negative effect. > “Road to war”. MEP from France horrified by a new way to help Kyiv


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