Ukrainian army is ready to defend country – Turchynov

11:40, 24 March 2014
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Acting President of Ukraine, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov states that as of today the Ukrainian army is ready to defend the country.

Ukrainian army is ready to defend country – Turchynov

According to an UNIAN correspondent he said this at the sitting of the Conciliatory Council of the leaders of the factions and chairmen of the parliamentary committees.

Turchynov noted that soldiers in Crimea “fulfilled their duty, first of all, they gave an opportunity and time for Armed Forces of Ukraine to ensure preparation for defense, to bring troops in full combat alert and to start a partial mobilization.

“Today the Ukrainian army is ready defend the Ukrainian land professionally and suitably”, stressed Turchynov.

He thanked all the soldiers, “who fulfill their constitutional duty till the end”.

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