12/11/2023, 2:15 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK to transfer two minehunter ships to Ukraine

The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense said in an official statement on Monday that the country will transfer two Royal Navy minehunter ships to Ukraine.

According to the statement, the transfer of Sandown minesweepers is part of a broader effort to strengthen the country's maritime capabilities. It is noted that the ships will be purchased by Ukraine with the help of UK Export Finance.

The statement said that the UK alongside Norway will create a new maritime coalition, which will include countries that are ready to provide Ukraine with naval assistance.

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