Contents tagged with Foreign Troops

  • Ukrainian Parliament adopts a bill allowing participation of foreign troops in military exercises in 2018

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved the admission of foreign armed forces into Ukraine in 2018 to participate in six multinational exercises.

    235 MPs supported bill No 7428, whereas the minimum required number of support votes is 226.

    According to plans, up to 3,000 military personnel of the United States and NATO member states with weapons, military equipment, and up to six warplanes and helicopters are expected to participate in the multinational exercises to prepare the armed forces …

  • Ukrainian Rada allows foreign troops in military drills

    On Friday night, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada passed legislation allowing for foreign troops to participate in military exercises on Ukrainian territory next year.

    239 deputies voted in favor of the draft submitted by President Petro Poroshenko.

    "The adoption of the law will ensure the implementation of tasks in the sphere of security and defense in the entire context of fulfilling the foreign policy priorities of the state," the bill’s summary reads.

    The document states that Ukraine will host …