UK defence secretary visits Donbas conflict zone

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Read: 564     14:58     19 September 2018    

A British delegation headed by Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has visited the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry has said.


"Britain's Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson has visited the front line of defense, where he personally spoke with Joint Forces fighters," the statement says.

According to the Defense Ministry, Williamson noted he was most impressed by the resilience and courage of Ukrainian soldiers facing one of the world's most aggressive armies.

The British delegation also met with Joint Forces Commander Lieutenant-General Serhiy Nayev, who reported on the situation in the JFO area and provided specific facts of the use of Russian-made weapons against military units in eastern Ukraine. Nayev informed Williamson of measures being taken by the Joint Forces to deter Russian aggression and stabilize the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

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UK defence secretary visits Donbas conflict zone

2018/09/1537354467.jpg
Read: 565     14:58     19 September 2018    

A British delegation headed by Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson has visited the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry has said.


"Britain's Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson has visited the front line of defense, where he personally spoke with Joint Forces fighters," the statement says.

According to the Defense Ministry, Williamson noted he was most impressed by the resilience and courage of Ukrainian soldiers facing one of the world's most aggressive armies.

The British delegation also met with Joint Forces Commander Lieutenant-General Serhiy Nayev, who reported on the situation in the JFO area and provided specific facts of the use of Russian-made weapons against military units in eastern Ukraine. Nayev informed Williamson of measures being taken by the Joint Forces to deter Russian aggression and stabilize the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

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