Poroshenko: Peace in Donbas can be ensured by political and diplomatic means, but with strong army

16:47, 09 September 2017
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine can ensure peace in Donbas by political and diplomatic means, but only with a strong army, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"I would like to wish each of you happiness, goodness, good health, invincible strength of fighting spirit, good mood, faith in victory and victory and peace to our whole state," he said during a meeting with the military of the 8th regiment of the operational assignment of the National Guard in Vinnytsia region.

Read alsoPoroshenko names conditions for deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas"It can be ensured through political and diplomatic means, but only when we have a strong army, strong Armed Forces, a strong National Guard and other strong security forces that today guarantee the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of our state," the president said.

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