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USA Spends USD 600 Million Since 2014 For Training Ukrainian Soldiers And Technical Assistance

USA Spends USD 600 Million Since 2014 For Training Ukrainian Soldiers And Technical Assistance

The United States has spent USD 600 million for training Ukrainian soldiers and material-technical assistance to the Ukrainian armed forces since 2014.

The press service of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

The statement reads that Chief of General Staff Army General Viktor Muzhenko met with Laura Cooper, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, in Kyiv on July 26.

The statement reads that some 4,000 Ukrainian soldiers 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," reads the statement.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the United States is eyeing sending defensive weapons to Ukraine.

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