In December Ukraine lost 22 soldiers in Donbas – Poroshenko

In December Ukraine lost 22 soldiers in Donbas – Poroshenko

In December, Ukraine lost 22 soldiers of the Armed Forces in the ATO area.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this at a joint press conference with President of Finland Sauli Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Government's portal reported.

“In December, Ukraine lost 22 soldiers and over the entire period of the Russian aggression more than 2,500 soldiers and over 7,500 civilians were killed. The only efficient tool to force the President of Russia to implement the Minsk agreements is sanctions,” the Head of State noted.

The President once again expressed gratitude to the world community for solidarity and support of Ukraine. “We are proud of unity with the EU and solidarity. And we hope for such support in the future,” he stated.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: