Sweden ready to send its troops to Ukraine for a training mission

Minister of Defence of Sweden Peter Hultqvist intends to find out how Sweden can support the EU’s plan to strengthen Ukraine’s security and sovereignty

Minister of Defence of Sweden Peter Hultqvist agreed to send Swedish troops to Ukraine for a training mission led by the European Union. Hultqvist stated this on Swedish radio Ekot.

“We consider it very important to highlight the EU’s ambitions to contribute to the security and sovereignty of Ukraine,” Swedish Defense Minister said.

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The idea of sending a Swedish military contingent to Ukraine for a training mission came from the Baltic countries.