Day of volunteer: Poroshenko goes to Donbass

День добровольца: Порошенко едет на Донбасс

Poroshenko will go to the zone of the OOS for meeting with volunteers

Petro Poroshenko on Thursday will travel to the area of the EP for a meeting with the military in day of the volunteer

In Ukraine March 14, the Day of Ukrainian volunteers. In this regard, the President Petro Poroshenko announced a visit to the area of operations of the combined forces Thursday to meet with Ukrainian volunteers. The head of state said in Kiev.

“Now from here I fly to the front to visit our volunteers”, – he said.

The President recalled that on 14 March 2014 it was based of mass volunteer movement, which has become a “driving force in the new Ukrainian army”. According to Poroshenko, 162 the fighter-the volunteer state awards, 23 of them were awarded posthumously, including the Hero of Ukraine, General Serhiy Kulchytsky.

The President also noted that former volunteer units integrated into the Armed forces of Ukraine, the National guard of Ukraine and other security forces.

We will note, earlier media reported that on Thursday, March 14, Petro Poroshenko was going to visit Lutsk and Kovel. It was explained that the President plans to visit the theatre in Lutsk, where we will start the second stage of the VI all-Ukrainian Congress of the society of foresters of Ukraine. The President also had to go in Kovel at a campaign rally.

Recall, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution on the establishment of a new holiday – the Day of the volunteer. The decision was supported by 231 MPs.

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