EU to train up to 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers
To date, EU assistance for Ukraine under the EPF amounts to more than 3.1 billion euros
The Council of the European Union (EU) has announced the launch of a special military mission to support Ukraine in the ongoing war with Russia.
The Council has said that the European Union Military Assistance Mission (EUMAM) has a non-executive mandate to provide training to up to 15,000 Ukrainian army personnel in multiple locations among EU member states.
It also announced that it has adopted a 16 million euro assistance measure under the European Peace Facility (EPF) to support capacity building for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
This assistance measure will last for 24 months.
To date, EU assistance for Ukraine under the EPF amounts to more than 3.1 billion euros.