The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov. Photo from the archive.
The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov is convinced that in the next two years will conduct de-occupation of Donbass. He declared it during enlarged meeting of the Military Council of the National guard of Ukraine with participation of Secretary of national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, the press service of the interior Ministry.
“I am convinced that in the next two years we will carry out de-occupation of Donbass. And the crucial role it assigned to the national guard. All we do now is to prepare for this process. Therefore, a paramilitary component should be best prepared law enforcement component as well,” he said.
“From the very beginning we assumed that the national guard will be highly mobile, professional force of the universal forces that are able to work effectively in conditions of modern warfare in the frontline and act effectively in the rear, protecting the rule of law and statehood of our country. And I am happy to say that this became the national guard of Ukraine”, – said Turchinov.
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During the meeting they summed up results of activity of the National guard since the beginning of the year.
By the decree of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for his personal courage in the defense of national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, one officer was awarded the order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky. In addition, 12 soldiers were awarded, according to the order of Avakov.
We will remind, foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that the Ministers of the “Normandy four” are planning a meeting on November 29 in Minsk.
As you know, in the night from 19 to 20 October in Berlin took place negotiations of the leaders of the “Normandy format”. For five hours, Petro Poroshenko, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande, were the words after the Chancellor, “the difficult conversation”.
During the meeting the parties agreed to develop and adopt the draft roadmap for the Donbas, discussed the work of the OSCE mission.
MIA of Ukraine