President Petro Poroshenko congratulates servicemen of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on the 26-th anniversary of creation. During the celebrations, he noted that intelligence with other intelligence agencies should minimize the influence of Russia during the Ukrainian elections, the press service of the head of state.
Among the tasks of the intelligence the President called the timely detection of operations of the Russian special services and their special means of influence.
“Our common goal is to cooperate with our international partners for timely response and minimize the influence of the Russian Federation, including on the election process, which will be held next year”, – said Poroshenko.
The head of state also noted the strengthening of cooperation between Ukrainian security services and the army with international partners with the aim of thorough collection of evidence for bringing the aggressor to justice in an international court.
“Never forgive. We will attract those who are killing Ukrainian soldiers and Ukrainian citizens, to justice,” he said.
Poroshenko also presented awards to scouts who have distinguished themselves in the area of the ATO and during the Operation of the joint forces.
Earlier it was reported that in August 2018 in the area of Operation of the joint forces killed 18 Ukrainian servicemen.
Recall that in 2019 Ukraine will hold presidential and parliamentary elections. Elections of the President of Ukraine, according to the legislation, scheduled for 31 March 2019. Elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to be held on 27 October 2019.