Ukraine has created a group of forces ready to repel Russian aggression from the East, occupied Crimea, Transnistria and North.
This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a speech before the participants of international military exercise “clear sky-2018”.
“Formed in the army 39 combat brigades, a number of military units operational, logistical and technical assistance,” he said.
According to the head of state, Ukraine will keep the Armed forces ready in threatening directions.
In potentially dangerous areas we have created a grouping of forces ready to repel aggression, not only from the East, and, including areas of the Crimean, Transnistrian,and from the North
– said Poroshenko.
In addition, the President said that Ukraine had managed to strengthen air defense by increasing the aircraft fleet and combat anti-aircraft missile troops.
Recall, 10 October the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the regulation on the use of weapons in the Mat to repel armed aggression against Ukraine.