Saletz deeply regrets EU’s mission to Ukraine

PRAGUE – Defense Minister Marjan Šarek attended an informal meeting of EU defense ministers in Prague on Tuesday and proposed a possible EU training mission to Ukraine as part of the EU’s continued support for Ukraine. welcomed

But Saretz also stressed the need for “thorough reflection and in-depth discussion” before the EU makes a final decision, the defense ministry said.

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said ministers had agreed to begin the necessary preparations to define the legal and operational foundations of a potential new mission, adding that it would take a long time to make a final decision. Helpful.

Urging swift and ambitious action in this regard, Borrell noted that some EU member states are already training Ukrainian forces and said there was a need to ensure greater coordination of these efforts. .

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Salec said Slovenia will continue to provide aid and support to Ukraine and promised to continue cooperation in EU, NATO and UN operations in support of Ukraine.

The minister also pointed out the role of stability and security in the Western Balkans and drew attention to the impact of the war in Ukraine on the region.

He highlighted the EU’s Althea operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which expires in November. “With its mandate, Althea is one of the pillars of regional stability, and we must do everything possible to keep the region safe,” Salek was quoted as saying. Saletz deeply regrets EU’s mission to Ukraine

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