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Finland to provide training to Ukrainian Armed Forces as part of UK-led training programme

Ministry of Defence
Publication date 8.8.2022 14.05 | Published in English on 8.8.2022 at 14.10
Press release

Finland will send approximately 20 service personnel to the United Kingdom to take part in a training programme for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The training programme is led by the UK, which has asked partner nations for support. According to the UK, the aim of the programme is to provide basic soldier training to as many as 10,000 Ukrainian volunteers. The programme will take place during this year.

Inquiries: Mikko Lehto, Senior Staff Officer, tel. +358 295 140 059, and Juha Martelius, Director of Unit, tel. +358 295 140 350.

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