Canada to help train Ukrainian recruits in United Kingdom - minister

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Defence Minister Anita Anand speaks at a plenary session during the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Caroline Chia

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada will send up to 225 personnel to the United Kingdom to train Ukrainian military recruits, Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand said on Thursday.

The first personnel will leave Canada on Aug. 12. Most of the soldiers will come from 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, based in Edmonton, Alberta.

(Reporting by Rod Nickel and Ismail Shakil; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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