08.12.15 17:17

Army prepared for any actions of enemy in ATO area on New Year’s eve, - Defense Minister Poltorak

The armed forces are ready for any enemy action in the anti-terrorist operation zone in the context of the upcoming New Year.

Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said at a press conference, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

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"The armed forces are ready for any unpredictable actions of the enemy," he said.

According to him, the forces and facilities of the armed forces are sufficient to adequately respond to these challenges. Poltorak also called untrue the information that the militants had infiltrated into government-controlled territory through the checkpoint in Shyrokyne (Donetsk region) under the guise of civilians.

It should be reminded that the Ministry of Defense intended to form special operations forces command by the end of 2015.

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