Ukrainian Multilateral Military Involvement

Ukrainian Military, courtesy of the Ministry of Defense
Ukrainian Military, courtesy of the Ministry of Defense

The Ukrainian military has participated in several multilateral military institution including the EU and UN, and missions from Somalia to Kosovo. While Ukraine has  participated in the Partnership for Peace, it has not yet joined NATO. The organization has an open door for the country, and has commented on the urgent crisis.

BLACKSEAFOR. “Black Sea Naval Cooperation Task Group.” http://www.photius.com/blackseafor/

EUNAVFOR Somalia. “Ukrainian Navy Warship Hetman Sagaidachniy Joins EU Naval Force Counter Piracy Operation Atalanta.”January 6, 2014. http://eunavfor.eu/ukrainian-navy-warship-hetman-sagaidachniy-joins-eu-naval-force-counter-piracy-operation-atalanta/

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. “The History of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.” http://www.mil.gov.ua/index.php?lang=en&part=history&sub=history

——. “The History of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ Participation in Peacekeeping Operations.” http://www.mil.gov.ua/index.php?part=peacekeeping&lang=en

——. “The National Peacekeeping forces in Kosovo.” September 1999. http://www.mil.gov.ua/index.php?lang=en&part=peacekeeping&sub=kfor_kosovo

NATO. “NATO Secretary General: Statement Following North Atlantic Council and NATO-Ukrainian Commission.” Youtube. March 2, 2014. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6wbpjQab1U

——. “Signatures of the Partnership for Peace Framework Document.” http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/topics_82584.htm

NATO-Ukrainian Relations. http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/topics_37768.htm

OSCE. “Project Co-Coordinator in Ukraine.” http://www.osce.org/ukraine

Ukrainian News. “NATO confirms readiness for Ukraine’s joining organization.” Kyiv Post. April 13, 2010. http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/nato-confirms-readiness-for-ukraines-joining-organ-63797.html

U.S. Department of State. “Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.” May 31, 1996. http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/treaties/cfe.html

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