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UPDATE 1-Denmark says it will host training of Ukrainian soldiers

UPDATE 1-Denmark says it will host training of Ukrainian soldiers

Reuters · 09/13/2022 12:29
UPDATE 1-Denmark says it will host training of Ukrainian soldiers

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- Denmark has agreed to train Ukrainian soldiers on Danish soil, Ritzau agency quoted Defence Minister Morten Bodskov as saying after a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart in Kyiv on Tuesday.

Bodskov could provide details about the of Ukrainian soldiers, or timing or location of the training, Ritzau reported.

"I cannot get into the details, but there will be training of the Ukrainian defence in Denmark," the minister told Ritzau.

The defence ministry did immediately reply to a request for comment.

The ministry said in August that Denmark would support a British-led training project with 130 soldiers.

Denmark has contributed to both British and Canadian training missions in Ukraine since 2015 and provided weapons and cybersecurity support to Ukraine since Russia invaded its in February.


(Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen
Editing by Tomasz Janowski and Jonathan Oatis)