He said this during a meeting with Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine, Lieutenant-General Mykola Balan, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the National Guard.
"A working meeting was held at the headquarters of the NGU, and discussion of specific issues of cooperation immediately commenced. The members of the American delegation expressed hope for implementation of specific plans for joint exercises in the near future," the press service said.
Head of the National Guard of Ukraine Mykola Balan discussed details of the U.S.-Ukrainian exercises and further cooperation priorities with his Californian counterpart David Baldwin. The latter also expressed his admiration of Ukrainian troops fighting in the Donbas, and shared the secrets of tactics in suppressing riots.