Muzhenko, Hug discuss security in JFO area

Muzhenko, Hug discuss security in JFO area

Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko and Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug held a meeting in Kyiv on August 9, the Defense Ministry reports.  

"The parties discussed the situation in the east of Ukraine related to national security and defense, fighting against the Russian aggression in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and aggression deterrence," reads the report.

Also, the parties discussed the issues on improving the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) personnel security, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission personnel in Ukraine and civil population in the JFO area considering the current provocations in the region.

Muzhenko stressed that the Ukrainian servicepersons carry out all measures to prevent escalation of security situation in Donbas. He also added that the Armed Forces of Ukraine will continue to assist the activities of the OSCE SMM.


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