The UK is planning to send to the Black sea, the destroyer HMS Diamond, on Board of which will be marine 60 Marines. About it reports The Daily Mail.
According to British defense Secretary Michael Fallon that this operation has a serious purpose.
“UK sends the signal that we will defend democracy around the world and support the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” – said Fallon.
High-tech warship was launched in 2007 and commissioned in three years.
20 Jan Fallon said this year’s planned sunset of the British destroyer the latest development in Odessa.
On January 20 the Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak and Fallon following the meeting in Kiev signed a joint statement on development cooperation in the defense sector.
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Fallon said that British military instructors will take part in the program of training of pilots of Air forces of VSU.