“This year, in order to comply with security measures, exercises will be conducted exclusively in the naval phase with the participation of aviation, respectively the main focus will be placed on developing the safety of operations at sea, including the fight against submarines and air defense, “the press service said in a statement.
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It is clarified that about 10 countries will participate in Sea Breeze 2020, and “one of the characteristics will be the participation of the NATO Permanent Group with training ships.” The Navy Command announced that on Saturday in Odessa, during the last part of the planning of the exercise, the project for their implementation has been finally agreed.
On March 12, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed a bill approved by the Verkhovna Rada to allow parts of the country’s armed forces to participate in exercises in 2020. According to the document, Ukrainian-American exercises are planned to be held in Ukraine this year. Rapid Trident-2020 and Sea Breeze-2020, Ukrainian-Moldovan maneuvers “South-2020”, Ukrainian-Romanian exercises Riverain-2020 and Ukrainian-British maneuvers Watcher-2020.
In the beginning of April Ukrainian authorities have postponed indefinitely all international military exercises due to the situation with the spread of coronavirus.