This is reported by British Independent citing sources in Ukrainian government, Censor.NET informs.
Ukraine has drawn up plans for a potential military contribution to the fight against Isis in Syria in a move that could also pit its troops against Russian forces in the Middle East.
An options paper drawn up by Ukraine's defence ministry is to be discussed this week during a visit by US Defence Secretary Ash Carter, who has been touring the world gathering support for the war against the extremist jihadist group.
A Ukrainian government source said: "We have prepared a range of options for our support against Isis including in Syria, which could include troops. It could result in potential clashes with Russians."
Ukraine's battle-hardened armed forces would relish such an opportunity. Ukraine has four special-forces regiments and a further unit of its Defence Intelligence Department - a total of 7,000 troops. It also has highly capable airborne troops, part of a mobilised army numbering 200,000, of which 40,000 are always on the country's eastern front facing pro-Russian rebels.
In terms of Russian language skills and combating Russian tactics, Ukrainians are world leaders. However, any troop deployment into Syria would be controversial in Kyiv, and require a parliamentary vote, with some arguing that Ukraine needs to focus on the rebels who pose a continuing threat in its east, despite the current military deadlock. It might also prove controversial in Europe.
A senior military source in Ukraine's capital said: "I would see a lot of hand wringing at Nato in Brussels."
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