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Australia will send more armored vehicles to Ukraine, provide training of troops

In its latest bid to support Kyiv, Australia will send an additional 30 commanders to Ukraine and up to 70 defense force instructors to the United Kingdom.
This brings the total number presented to Ukraine before 90
But when and where they will be deployed, as well as how many have already landed, is being kept secret for security reasons.
The will be sent to Great Britain in January to participate in a British-led operation to train Ukrainian troops.

Australian military personnel will not enter Ukraine.

Ukrainian recruits during training at a British Armed Forces base in southern England on October 12, 2022. Source: AAP, AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth

Defense Minister Richard Marles said that Australian troops joining Operation INTERFLEX will help them prepare their Ukrainian counterparts to continue fighting Russian aggression.

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said Australia will continue to stand up for freedom and democracy.
“It is not only about the sovereignty of Ukraine – the courageous people of Ukraine defend international law, rules and norms,” ​​he said.
The new measures bring Australia’s total support to Ukraine to $655 million, including $475 million in military aid.
Additional costs will come later from the Ministry of Defense The government will allocate more than 210 million dollars to Ukraine over five years.

Mr Marles has previously warned of a protracted conflict as Ukraine pleads with Western countries not to allow their support to wane as the war drags on.


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