Kiev, August 20, Xinhua (reporter Li Dongxu) – according to Ukrainian Interfax news agency on the 19th, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace said recently that he would carry out international joint training program with the Ukrainian navy to enhance its ability to deal with the security threats in the Black Sea. Wallace visited Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, on the 18th. In the meantime, he said that this autumn, British Royal Navy ships will go to the Black Sea to hold joint training with the Ukrainian Navy. In addition, Navy personnel from Sweden, Canada and Denmark will also train Ukrainian Navy personnel, including navigation, diving, maritime surveillance, fire fighting and ship maintenance. Wallace said that the joint naval training marks a step forward in the defense relations between Britain and Ukraine, which is a model for expanding cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries in recent years. < p > < p > since February 2015, the United Kingdom has launched the military training assistance program of “orbital operation” for Ukrainian government forces, sending military advisers and instructors to Ukraine to help the Ukrainian government train combat personnel. The main training contents include medical rescue, logistics support and anti sniping operations. Up to now, more than 18000 Uzbek government officers and soldiers have received training.