Ukrainian Politics

 Poroshenko to Zelenskyi: Do not make same mistakes as my predecessors, take care of army

Outgoing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskyi to properly take care of Ukraine's Armed Forces.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.

"I ask my successor as president not to repeat the mistakes of my predecessors and to properly take care of the Armed Forces of Ukraine because a strong army will protect Ukraine under any circumstances. I believe that with joint efforts we will be able to return peace to the whole territory of the Ukrainian state," Poroshenko said at a meeting with military personnel of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) on Monday in Donetsk region.

The commander-in-chief also thanked the servicemen for their valorous service.

"My assistants counted that in five years I made almost 40 trips to eastern Ukraine, 25 of them to the contact line. This visit today, probably, is my last as president," Poroshenko said.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3125588