Ukraine Army commander puts on hold Donbas warzone visits of top officials

Ukraine Army commander puts on hold Donbas warzone visits of top officials

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Valeriy Zaluzhny, has declared a temporary ban on visits of top officials to the Joint Forces Operation zone, thus putting on hold the trip by Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov, earlier scheduled for August 3.

That’s according to the Parliament press service, Ukrinform reported referring to its Facebook post.

"The visit of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Chairman Dmytro Razumkov to the Joint Forces Operation zone, scheduled for August 3, has been canceled. Late in the evening, on the eve of the working trip, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valeriy Zaluzhny told about a temporary ban on official visits to the Joint Forces Operation zone,” the statement reads.

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It is noted that the main purpose of Razumkov’s trip was to get an update on the current security and operational situation in the JFO zone, as well as to speak with local residents and Ukrainian Army servicemen.


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