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United Kingdom will train 30,000 Ukrainian soldiers

London, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom plans to train up to 30,000 Ukrainian soldiers before the end of this year, according to Minister of Defense Grant Shapps, who was quoted by local television.

By the end of this year, our goal is to train 30 members of the Ukrainian armed forces, Shapps, appointed to the position last month, told the Sky News television channel.

The UK remains among the Western countries with the most war supplies to Ukraine, including Challenger tanks, armored vehicles and howitzers, among others, despite warnings from Moscow that these shipments only exacerbate and extend the conflict.

On February 24, 2022, President Vladimir Putin ordered a war operation to protect the rebellious population of the Donbas, which denounced eight years of genocide by Ukraine, as well as to demilitarize and denazify the country.

I do not believe that the United Kingdom’s resolve to maintain military support for Ukraine has been broken, as we stand shoulder to shoulder with the Ukrainians, the British Defense Minister commented.

The Russian Ministry of Defense showed the destruction of British tanks and armored vehicles within the framework of a four-month counteroffensive launched by Kiev, but described by Putin as a total failure, after the annihilation of some 60,000 Ukrainian soldiers.


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