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Borrell confirmed that the EU will increase the number of military personnel undergoing training for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Borrell confirmed that the EU will increase the number of military personnel undergoing training for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The EU, as part of the European training mission for the Ukrainian military, intends to increase the number of military personnel undergoing training from 15 to 30 thousand, said EU diplomat Josep Borrell.

“I am pleased to announce to Prime Minister (Ukraine) Denys Shmygal that the European training mission will train an additional 15,000 Ukrainian military, bringing the total number of trained personnel to 30,000,” Borrell tweeted.


The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, Borrell, as well as more than ten European commissioners, are holding a meeting with the government of Ukraine on Thursday in Kyiv ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit scheduled for February 3.