On Monday, in Ukraine, the opening of the multinational military exercises “Rapid Trident-2018” with the participation of NATO armies. This was reported on Facebook, the press service of the Ministry of Defense, Ukrainska Pravda reports.

According to her information, the solemn opening of the exercises was held on the basis of the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security of the National Academy of the Land Forces named after Hetman Pyotr Sagaidachny in the Lviv region.

It is noted that military units of 10 NATO member countries and 4 NATO partner countries, in total 14 countries, will take part in the current events: Ukraine, USA, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Georgia, Denmark, Canada, Lithuania, Moldova, Germany, Romania, Poland, Turkey.

The activities will last two weeks (until September 15 inclusive) and consist of two phases – command and staff and field. During this time, the Ukrainian military and their colleagues from the partner countries will work out a number of tasks, both combat and logistics and humanitarian.

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