Canada took the decision to grant $ 5 million Canadian dollars to promote the police training mission for the new patrol police of Ukraine. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk following the meeting with Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper on Saturday, June 6th.
"This is a real assistance for Ukraine to be strong and safe state", said Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine also stressed that in the shortest possible time the Canadian military were expected to arrive for training the National Guard of Ukraine.
The Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, according to the Head of the Ukrainian Government, is to attend a meeting of G7 states, where among the issues raised will be the Ukrainian issue.
"Canada is one of the strongest allies of Ukraine, and on behalf of the Government of Ukraine I want to express gratitude to the Government of Canada, the people of Canada and personally the Prime Minister for his clear and strong position and support for Ukraine," Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.
The meeting between Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Stephen Harper was held at the Academic Institute of public security police training, psychological service and the National Guard of Ukraine.
The heads of Governments of Ukraine and Canada visited the training class of police units and examined samples of military equipment handed over by the Government of Canada in the framework of technical assistance to Ukraine.