[Global Times reporter Liu Yupeng] In order to make the military comply with NATO standards, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense requires soldiers to learn English. According to a report by the Russian “Izvestia” on the 19th, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense website issued a statement on the 18th that at present, Ukraine’s military education system is in a phase of intensive transformation, and the mission of the military is to accelerate the advancement of military, educational and scientific levels to NATO standards. .
The statement stated that requiring soldiers to learn English is one of the important measures of the Ukrainian military’s new military culture, which is based on Euro-Atlantic values and principles. At the same time, the Ministry of National Defense of Ukraine will adopt a new military position table and will indicate the basic education and English proficiency that soldiers of different levels should achieve.
In order to meet the standards, the Ministry of National Defense of Ukraine will teach students in accordance with their aptitude, organize courses for soldiers who do not understand English, and provide professional military courses taught in English for soldiers who have a foundation in English.
The United States has compiled special teaching materials and courses for the Ukrainian army. table. The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine pointed out that mastering English can help soldiers get more opportunities to go overseas for training and participate in international military activities.