The President of Ukraine intends to send the national guard soldiers in the Donbass for the “running battle.” He said this during a speech at the training center of the national guard, UNIAN reports.
We are talking about sending rapid response teams. According to the head of state, he will hold on this issue meeting with defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, chief of the General staff of the Armed forces Viktor Murzenko and commander of the national guard Yuriy Allerby.
“Despite the fact that the National guard, according to the law, has different objectives, in the near future according to my instructions, a meeting would be held with the participation of the Minister of defence, the chief of the General staff, the commander of nazvanie”, — he said.
“We work through the opportunity to the national guard soldiers were, so to speak, “run battle”, so they felt what it means to be at the forefront to not “bowed” bullets,” — said the President. “I think that we will find the opportunity, despite the fact that we remain committed to the peaceful development of events”, — said the head of state.
Earlier in the night from Saturday to Sunday, Ukraine and DND reported the death of their military in the conflict zone. The adviser to the interior Minister of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiryak declared that the militias shelled the villages of Talakovka and Water. In the press center of the ATO said that on 18 June it was recorded 20 cases of attacks by militias. In DND reported that the Ukrainian security forces opened fire on the militia 490 times per day.