As reported by Censor.NET.
"As for the priorities of the new minister, I will start with the main thing – to ensure a high defense capability of Ukraine," the head of state said.
Zelenskyi congratulated Taran on his appointment and wished him strength, endurance, and a strong spirit.
On March 4, the Verkhovna Rada appointed Andrii Taran as Ukraine's new defense minister on a motion from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi. A total of 285 lawmakers voted in favor of such a decision at a snap parliament meeting on Wednesday, March 4.
Former Defense Minister Andrii Zahorodniuk headed the Ukrainian Defense Ministry from August 29, 2019.