Became Known How Many Ukrainian Soldiers are Training in the UK

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Appoximatly 1,500 Ukrainian soldiers are already in the United Kingdom for training.

The Ukraine's Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Vadym Prystaiko said this during nationwide television marathon.

"As a result, there will be 10,000. Now we have more than 1,500 of them [Ukrainian service members] in Britain. They arrive every week, planes arrive, about 100-200 people arrive every week," he said.

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Prystaiko added that the Ukrainian military will not only be trained by British instructors. They will be dressed, they will receive their knowledge, their connections, their weapons and will return to Ukraine in the near future, he added.

"In a couple of months, we will be able to get the entire 10,000-strong group of trained, dressed and trained people in Ukraine," the ambassador said.

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced in a report to the House of Commons on July 6 about the start of training courses for the Ukrainian military in the United Kingdom.

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