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Italy to join the training of Ukrainian military

May 18, 2023

Italy will train Ukrainian recruits in schools and military facilities in Italy, as well as participate in EU training programs for Ukraine in Brussels, Poland, and Germany.

Italian Defense Minister Guido Crozetto said this on Thursday, Ansa reports.

At the moment, the Italian defense ministry is considering participating in a European initiative to train Ukrainian soldiers "with the deployment of staff personnel to commands in Brussels, Poland, and Germany, and may also offer specialized training modules, which will be conducted, however, in schools and military facilities on our national territory," Crozetto said at a joint meeting of the parliamentary committees on foreign affairs and defense, during the consideration of the issue of missions abroad.


"The national contribution to the initiatives implemented by the European Union envisages, starting in 2023, participation in a new military assistance mission to Ukraine aimed at supporting the Ukrainian armed forces through training and capacity building, operations carried out in a distributed manner on the territory of different member states of the Union," Crozetto explained.

Author - Olena Madiak, 18/05/2023

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