Within the framework of the visit to Ukraine, the UK delegation led by UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson accompanied by Deputy Minister of Defence of Ukraine for European Integration Lieutenant General Anatolii Petrenko has travelled to eastern Ukraine.
Commander of Joint Forces Lieutenant General Serhii Nayev thanked the UK for assistance provided to Ukraine and briefed on situation in the region and along the state border of Ukraine with the aggressor state, informed about the facts of use of the Russian weaponry.
General Nayev also spoke about tasks accomplished by the Joint Forces. The parties focused on discussion of the humanitarian initiatives of the Joint Forces leaders and commanders.
Moreover, Secretary Williamson met with soldiers of the Joint Forces and was impressed with their courage and bravery. Besides, he travelled to one entry-exit checkpoint in the region on the demarcation line.
At the end of this travel, Gavin Williamson pledged the UK would support and assist Ukraine in the future.