Viktor Muzhenko: US support strengthens the Armed Forces of Ukraine

27.07.17
Ukrainian Military Pages

Chief of General Staff Army General Viktor Muzhenko discussed the present and progress of bilateral military cooperation and reforms of the Ukrainian army with Mrs Laura Cooper, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for International Security Policy.

“We are grateful for US Government attention to the situation in Ukraine, your assistance and support,” General Muzhenko mentioned, “Advisory consultations provided by the US advisers, as well as personnel training in Lviv oblast strengthen the Armed Forces of Ukraine. We feel this support every day and value it.”

According to chief of General Staff, about 4,000 service members have undergone training at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre since 2015.

The parties focused on discussion of practical realization of bilateral military cooperation, particularly on prospects of activities of the Multinational Joint Coordination Committee for Military Cooperation and Defence Reforms, development of professional NCOs, logistics, and medical care.



Sources:
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine official web-site