Poland approves formation of Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian brigade


Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (R) with his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski (L) during a commemoration ceremony at the mass grave of Poles executed in 1937-1940 by the Red Army, in Bykownia near Kiev, Ukraine, 09 April 2015.

Poland approves formation of Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian brigade

The creation of a joint Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian military unit was confirmed by the office of Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski.

On May 4, the president approved a resolution, giving his formal consent to the establishment of the military unit. According to the International Business Review, the joint brigade will serve separately from the three countries’ military commands, but will participate in Nato, United Nations and European Union operations.

The three countries had announced...

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