The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian servicemen on the day of the Armed forces of Ukraine.
“Kowtow to every soldier who faithfully serve Ukraine and gives a fitting rebuff to the Russian aggressor, which is the pride of every citizen of our state, proud of the Ukrainian people” – he said on his page on Facebook.
The head of state stressed that thanks to the hundreds of servicemen of Ukrainian cities and tens thousand villages and settlements have the opportunity to live a peaceful life. “And not only Ukrainian – you hold the shield the security of the whole European civilization,” he added.
To these congratulations joined the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and the Secretary of the Council for national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov.
“Thanks to each of you, the Ukrainian army has been reborn from the ashes, and is now able to fight back any provocation of the aggressor, having occupied a worthy place among the largest armies in the world”, – added Turchynov.
He stressed that the reform and development of the Armed forces is a state priority. “Our task – in accordance with NATO standards to build strength and the means necessary to protect the country and restore its territorial integrity,” said Secretary of the NSDC.
However, he promised that the government will continue to take care of the implementation of social guarantees for servicemen, primarily about increasing their allowance.
Recall, December 6, Ukraine officially celebrates the day of creation of Armed forces of Ukraine.