Ukrainian - American voyenno - the sea doctrines "Xi Briz-2008", which carrying out it is planned for the end of summer, will have exclusively peacekeeping and humanitarian character.
As reported in Management a press - services of the Ministry of Defence, it was declared on Monday in Odessa by the deputy commander Voyenno - Naval forces of VS of Ukraine vice-the admiral Victor Maksimov during a working meeting concerning preparation for doctrines, reports "ForUm".
"During doctrines joint actions voyenno - sea, overland, landing and special divisions of fleet of the different countries of the world will be fulfilled during planning and carrying out peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. It will promote increase of level of compatibility of military, and also coordination of actions of officers of a multinational staff", - Maksimov noted. Active phase of present maneuvers is planned to carry out for territories of the Odessa, Nikolaev areas and ARE the Crimea.
It is expected that for participation in "Xi Briz - 2008", except the Ukrainian and American parties, the military personnel from 13 countries (Azerbaijan, Belgium, Armenia, Great Britain, Georgia, Greece, Denmark, Canada, Latvia, Macedonia, Germany, Turkey and France) will be invited.
On April 11, 2008 the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law of Ukraine "About the admission of divisions of armed forces of other countries on the territory of Ukraine in 2008 for participation in multinational military exercises". According to this law, in 2008 carrying out 9 doctrines with participation of the Ukrainian military personnel outside the territory of Ukraine and 11 military exercises in the territory of Ukraine, including "Xi Briz - 2008" is provided.