Estonia joins British programme to train Ukrainian military
Estonia has decided to join the British programme Operation Interflex to train Ukrainian military
This was reported by the Ministry of Defence of Estonia.
"Estonia announced joining the UK-led training Operation Interflex. Op Interflex has provided over 34,000 Ukrainian soldiers with essential skills for frontline combat," the statement said.
What is known about the Op Interflex programme
The British Ministry of Defence notes that the Op Interflex training programme "teaches Ukrainians to survive and be lethal in the fight against the illegal invasion of their homeland".
- As of July 2023, 18,000 Ukrainian infantrymen have been trained in the UK under the programme.
- On January 15, the UK said it would send 20,000 troops to continental Europe as part of NATO exercises in the first half of the year.