Ukrainian officer took command of Litpolukrbrig

Украинский офицер принял под командование ЛитПолУкрбриг

Dmitry Bratishko signed the Protocol about taking command of Litpolukrbrig

Ukrainian Colonel Dmitry Bratishko took command of a joint Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade. Hetman Constantine Ostrog.

Joint Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade (Litpolukrbrig) named after Hetman Konstantin Ostrozhsky took command of Ukrainian Colonel Dmitry Bratishko. On Thursday, September 20, the press service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.

The corresponding Protocol Bratishko signed in Lublin in the presence of the personnel of Litpolukrbrig and members of the coordination group.

“This is a momentous and very responsible event Ukraine is represented by Ukrainian commander and 17 staff officers shall maintain the operating ability of the acquired command Litpolukrbrig and develop further close cooperation in the framework of this multinational military unit,” – said Bratishko.

Recall, 19 September 2014 in Warsaw, the defence Ministers of Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania signed an agreement to establish a joint military brigade – Litpolukrbrig. According to preliminary agreements, the total strength of the brigade should be almost 2.5 thousand troops, of which from Ukraine – 545, from Lithuania – 650 and from Poland – 1250.

The team was created to participate in international operations under the mandate of the UN Security Council and decisions of the authorized bodies of Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine. The location of the brigade – the Polish Lublin.

Earlier in Lviv started the first training mission of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade (Litpolukrbrig), teachings lasted a month.

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