Ukraine is ready to protect 89% of people – Poroshenko

Украину готовы защищать 89% граждан - Порошенко

A few years ago, 20% of Ukrainians were ready with arms to protect our land, today – 89%, said the head of state.

The majority of Ukrainians – 89% – are ready with arms to defend the homeland. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said during a meeting of the discussion club of student government Lyceum Scientific change in Kiev, UNIAN news Agency reports Monday, September 3.

According to him, a few years ago this figure was 20%.

“Just imagine, a few years ago, only 20% of Ukrainians were ready with arms to defend our land. And today 89” – said Poroshenko.

We will remind, as of the end of 2017, more than half of the population of Ukraine was ready to take up arms to defend the territorial integrity of the state in the event of such a threat.

Earlier, Poroshenko said that in Ukraine opened 25 new schools.


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