Odessa region Governor Mikheil Saakashvili (left) and US Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield (right)
ODESSA, July 21 /TASS/. The United States will allocate funds for training new police staff in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa and fighting corruption in the city police force under a memorandum signed by Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield and Odessa region Governor Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday.
"A special anti-corruption group will be formed in the Odessa region, while the US State Department will render assistance to its work via one of its agencies," Saakashvili told journalists. According to him, patrol officers have arrived in Odessa from California to help training local patrolmen.