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 Procurement violations should be treated as crimes against state, - Minister Poltorak

June 20, Defense Minister, army Gen. Stepan Poltorak met with Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios. They discussed the pressing issues within the Ukrainian Armed Forces, in particular the maintenance of military discipline and army procurement.

Censor.NET reports referring to the Defense Ministry's press service.

Much attention was paid to the order of procurement and the quality of nutrition. In particular, they discussed the situation around the 169th Training Center "Desna," where laboratory tests revealed numerous violations by a third party catering company.

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"I have instructed the military police to conduct an investigation. Upon its completion, we will take the materials to the military prosecutor's office so that those guilty suffer condign punishment," Poltorak noted.

"The issue of the quality of soldiers' nutrition is under my personal control. The reaction to such violations will be prompt and the perpetrators will not escape justice. All procurement violations within the Ukrainian army should be treated as crimes against the state."

Poltorak and Matios also discussed the reforming of the military police into a modern law enforcement agency capable of quick response to critical cases within the army.

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The chief military prosecutor pledged to fully assist in maintaining law and order within the Ukrainian Armed Forces.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n398356