EU Countries Reached Consensus on Training Mission for the Ukrainian Military - Presiding Czech Republic

Friday, 7 October 2022

The European Union member states have reached a consensus on the creation of a joint training mission for the Ukrainian armed forces.

As "European Pravda" reports, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, presiding the EU Council, Petr Fiala, at a briefing after an informal meeting of leaders in Prague.

"I welcome the consensus on the training mission for the Ukrainian military in the EU. This is an important step that will help Ukraine to keep it up," he said.

Fiala did not disclose any details on which the leaders had reached an agreement.

Before the meeting, EU chief diplomat Josep Borrell said he would call on the leaders to approve a new tranche of military aid to Ukraine and the training mission.

According to the media, the EU plans to host training for up to 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers as soon as possible.

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