The President had a meeting with commanders of military units in Ivan Cherniakhovsky National University of Defense of Ukraine where he congratulated the attendees on the Day of Defender of Ukraine, which the country will celebrate on October 14, accoding to the President's press service.
“I am honored to be the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of such Armed Forces,” said the President.
“We have demonstrated to the entire world that the Ukrainian troops are capable of defending the state. We are building the national security and defense system right and the leading role in it is given to heroes, patriots and professionals,” the President said.
On behalf of the Ukrainian nation, the President expressed heartfelt gratitude to every warrior and commander for their high professionalism, valor, heroism and morale demonstrated in the course of the protection of state sovereignty, freedom and territorial integrity.