European Union to train up to 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers

by IANS |

Brussels, Nov 16 (IANS) The Council of the European Union (EU) has announced the launch of a special military mission to support Ukraine in the ongoing war with Russia.

The European Union Military Assistance Mission (EUMAM) has a non-executive mandate to provide training to up to 15,000 Ukrainian army personnel in multiple locations among EU member states, Xinhua news agency quoted the Council as saying.

It also announced it has adopted a 16 million euro assistance measure under the European Peace Facility (EPF) to support capacity building for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

This assistance measure will last for 24 months.

To date, EU assistance for Ukraine under the EPF amounts to more than 3.1 billion euros.

Latest News
CM Mamata Banerjee cancels Delhi visit today, suspense on NITI Aayog meet participation Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 03:06 PM
Thushara ruled out of Sri Lankaís T20Is against India; Madushanka named replacement Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 02:54 PM
Laura Delany to lead Ireland women for white-ball series vs SL Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 02:34 PM
India's medical devices industry to grow five-fold to $50 bn by 2030: DCGI Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:50 PM
Early cancer detection startup Navaux gets new funding Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:47 PM
Kerala priest found dead in church premises Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:43 PM
Iran's intelligence forces arrest 2 Islamic State ringleaders Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:38 PM
In a first, NASA sends 4K video to and from space via laser tech Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:22 PM
Armed groups taking toll on civilian life in Colombia: UN Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 12:10 PM
CBDT explains taxation of capital gains Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:48 AM
Trump calls Harris left lunatic at campaign rally Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:45 AM
Sensex trades lower on negative global cues Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:06 AM
Australia gear up for Test summer with Sheffield Shield showdown Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:04 AM
Wildfires rage across US; prompt evacuations, highway shutdown Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:03 AM
Over 4.25 lakh perform Amarnath Yatra in 26 days Thu, Jul 25, 2024, 11:00 AM