Poroshenko instructs Muzhenko to control situation in ATO zone onsite

18.08.2016 17:25 331

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine General Viktor Muzhenko to control the situation in the ATO zone onsite.

The Head of State said this during his working visit to Lviv region, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"I personally monitored artillery shelling yesterday. The last report arrived at about one o'clock in the morning, and I can emphasize and give an answer to the Ukrainian people: the Ukrainian armed forces are ready to fight back on the front," the President said.

He recalled that a record number of shelling incidents had been observed in the ATO zone in Donbas. "There was a record number of shelling incidents last night. Nearly a hundred," Poroshenko said.


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