Parade for Independence Day: Poltorak reported on full readiness

The Minister of defence of Ukraine reported about ready for the parade to the independence Day, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“The parade everything is ready: equipment is ready, personnel ready,” said Poltorak.

“I believe that today we support almost the entire world, except the aggressor, supports us in difficult times, when we need help. This is evidence that our partnership relations not only with USA but with 10 delegations that come to Kiev, delegations from the countries of the Alliance. This is evidence that we are supported,” added the defense Minister.


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Only in the parade this year take part 4.5 thousand soldiers, of which more than a thousand – those who at different times took part in the ATO zone, in the fighting. Among the participants of the parade are more than 200 people who were awarded state awards for outstanding courage and heroism.

As you know, on August 24 in Kiev on the street Khreshchatyk and independence square held a parade and display of weapons and military equipment of the Armed forces of Ukraine.

Earlier it was reported that the Georgian military led by defense Minister Levan Izora will take part in the parade on the occasion of independence day of Ukraine on August 24.