Poroshenko initiates the creation of the Department of veterans

President Petro Poroshenko asked the Cabinet of Ministers and the Verkhovna Rada to consider the possibility of creating a Ministry of veterans Affairs. The head of state said on 12 July during a working visit in Sumy, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

«I want to appeal to the Verkhovna Rada and the government with the request to analyze the possibility of creating a Ministry of veterans, because their example should be example for the future generations of defenders of the Motherland», – said Poroshenko.

According to the head of the state, we need to do everything possible to ensure his protection from the state.

«For two and a half years in the ATO was attended by 300 thousand Ukrainian soldiers. I want to thank every veteran of the ATO», – said Poroshenko.

According to the UN, since the conflict in the Donbas on may 15, 2017, a minimum of 10 090 people were killed. Among the dead – 2197 Ukrainian military, said in February 2017 chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko.

The armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine began in April 2014. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Pro-Russian rebels who control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.




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