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 Ukraine may host US military reserves, - Parubii

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The United States and Ukraine might sign a security agreement stipulating for placement of American military reserves in Ukraine.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, this was announced by the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii on air of ICTV channel.

"It [the agreement - ed.] stipulates for conducting of special operations, holding joint research and development, and even placement of military reserves of the United States of America on Ukrainian territory," he said.

The speaker said the U.S. has long practiced such agreements and has ones with Japan, Australia, and Israel.

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Parubii said the agreement will provide a priority right for provision of defensive lethal weapons. The speaker believes the matter of the lethal weapons for Ukraine might be addressed in the near future.
 
 
 
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