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Canadian Instructors Arrive in Ukraine to Train Police Officers - Police Chief

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Twenty Canadian instructors arrived in Ukraine to train local police officers, chief of the National Police of Ukraine Khatia Dekanoidze said on Thursday.

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KIEV (Sputnik) — She added that the Canadian experts would hold training courses in Ukraine's largest cities to last till November 20.

"Together with our Canadian partners, we start a new large-scale project to train Ukrainian police and patrol officers as well as other departments," Dekanoidze told journalists.

Earlier in the month, Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said that Ottawa would provide Kiev with police reform funding worth $8.1 million.

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