Today in Ukraine celebrate the Day of land forces

В Украине сегодня отмечают День сухопутных войск

In Ukraine today, December 12, the Day of the land forces.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko sent a congratulatory message on the occasion, noting that the army APU continues to build its combat power and strength.

“This contributes to a consistent flow of modern weapons and equipment, the introduction of new, proven in combat elements of the training of all categories of personnel”, – Poroshenko.

The President noted that patriotism, professionalism, durability, reliability and willingness to perform the most difficult tasks on the battlefield have become the norm of official activities of ground troops.

“Thank you to all military personnel, employees and veterans of the army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for devotion to duty and Fatherland. I am convinced that you will continue securely to safeguard the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.

Soldiers also congratulated the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman.

Vitayu s Day suhoputnyh viysk Ukraine!
Force sticksthe, the spirit of the patriotism of our the heart of a residential – warrant wlno I nezalezhnoï Ukraine.

— Volodymyr Groysman (@VGroysman) 12 Dec 2016

The holiday was established in Ukraine “… considering the merits of the Land forces of Ukraine as the most numerous branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ensuring the country’s defenses…” under the presidential Decree of Ukraine from October 18, 1997