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Preparation for the withdrawal of forces and equipment from around the city of Zolote is successfully underway from a technical point of view, but the disengagement cannot begin due to ongoing shelling by the separatists, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk, as cited by Interfax-Ukraine.
“From a technical point of view, the preparation for disengagement in this area has been going quite successfully, but the shelling is not allowing us to start it. I note once again that the …
Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk said on Saturday in an interview with Radio Liberty that Ukraine has no plans to reduce the composition of its armed forces, the actual number of which is about 250 thousand people.
"We do not plan to reduce the number of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Our task is to manage the resources that we have the right way. First, we need to increase military capacity. And this issue can be solved only systematically. Because if we had a specific strategy, …
Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk said in an interview with Radio Liberty that the Ukrainian General Staff is developing a plan for the withdrawal of forces and equipment from the demarcation line in the Donbas. The Minister specified that he is not speaking about the retreat, but the separation of forces.
"This should be done technically correctly because there are already military positions and a whole system of fortifications. We talked to the Military and the General Staff. No …