Ukrainian president attends military parade rehearsal

Ukrainian president attends military parade rehearsal

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has participated in a rehearsal of a military parade on Ukraine's Independence Day.

He wrote this on his Facebook page.

"It is an honor for me to stand in one line with such Warriors. I had an opportunity to tell them that personally during a rehearsal of the parade. I invite everyone to Khreshchatyk on August 24 at 10.00 to celebrate the Independence Day together," Poroshenko added.

As reported, military hardware and aircraft also took part in the rehearsal. Spectators could see An-26, Il-76 and multi-purpose fighter aircraft.

Some 4,500 troops will participate in the parade on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. A demonstration of 250 pieces of military hardware is planned.


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