Ukraine has deployed its Airborne Assault Forces to the most dangerous areas throughout the Ukrainian-Russian border line.
President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited one of the military bases and ordered for the deployment of the forces along the entire border line with Russian. He reiterated the move was in readiness to stop the ‘aggressor’without wasting any second.
From the country’s airfield, the elite troops and units of the Airborne Assault Forces have begun the deployment and transportation of these units to take defensive positions in the region which have been mapped and termed as ‘dangerous’.
“You will be transported to important defensive regions and districts in accordance with the approved plans. As always, you are sent to the places with the most complicated situation, where there is a need to solve the most difficult tasks,where it is impossible to do without the soldiers of the Airborne Assault Forces,” the Head of State underscored.
“It is a great honor, importance and pleasure for me to be here with you – the elite of the Ukrainian army, courageous and strong warriors on the Day of the Armed Forces,” President Petro Poroshenko addressed the paratroopers during the working visit to Zhytomyr region.
He thanked the country’s elite troops for their selfless,sacrificial service to the Homeland. Strength and will, courage and devotion to Ukraine, as well as self-sacrifice marked your battle course during the four years of Russian aggression against Ukraine.
The President also stressed that the Ukrainian people will never forget those soldiers who sacrificed their lives for Ukraine and that they will not forgive any drop of Ukrainian blood shed by the enemy.