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The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, who is with working visit in Odessa, on Sunday, July 5, took part in the celebrations for the Day of naval forces of Ukraine and was awarded the military.
During the ceremony Zelensky said that one of the main problems in Ukraine is the welfare of the sailors and their families. He also said that the sailors today get more than 70 apartments. Among them there are Ukrainian soldiers from the Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
“I am ashamed that all this time they have not received from the state worthy of gratitude,” said Zelensky.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that he will do everything to ensure that the naval forces of Ukraine became the example of the power, modernity and the real pride of Ukraine, and Ukrainian sailors felt their importance to the country and the state.
“Our state goal is to regularly increase your power. We know, as in past years, in many senses of the word, the naval forces of Ukraine tried to destroy and sink. I do not simply will not allow. I will do everything to Ukrainian Navy was a model of power, of modernity and became a real pride of Ukraine. So we were a Maritime nation not in the distant memories of the past, but in the real present and the near future. And the town of Odessa not only became the Maritime capital, and the brain, the heart and soul of all the naval forces of Ukraine”, – he said, speaking Sunday in Odessa at the celebrations of Day of naval forces of Ukraine.