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Canada Sending 200 Troops to Ukraine to Continue Military Training

Sputnik News

22:44 04.08.2016(updated 23:45 04.08.2016)

Ottawa has started the deployment of some 200 troops to Ukraine to continue military training, Canadian Armed Forces said in a press release on Thursday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The ministry added that the deploying soldiers will relieve their counterparts already in Ukraine to continue military training activities requested by the Ukrainian government.

"Starting today and continuing throughout the month of August, approximately 200 Canadian Army soldiers will be deploying to under Operation UNIFIER as part of the Government of Canada's ongoing commitment to support Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," the release said.


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