The purpose of Ukraine is strong Naval Forces

07.07.19
Our common goal is strong and modern Naval Forces

The purpose of Ukraine is strong Naval Forces equipped with modern ships. President Zelensky announced this on July 7, during a working visit to Odesa region during the celebration of the Day of the Ukrainian Naval Forces and the holding of the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze 2019.

“Our common goal is strong Naval Forces of Ukraine equipped with modern ships and armament. On this path, we feel the strong support of our international friends and partners who stand side by side with us in the ranks,” the President emphasized addressing the sailors.

Our common goal is strong and modern Naval Forces Our common goal is strong and modern Naval Forces

During the speech, the President of Ukraine paid tribute to the marines killed by the shelling of a medical vehicle near Vodiane. At the same time, the Head of State assured that he was doing everything possible for the return of Ukrainian seamen captured by the Russian Federation.

In addition, Volodymyr Zelensky took part in the ceremony of conferring the honorary title "The Name of Rear Admiral Mikhail Bilinsky" to the 36th Marine Brigade, as well as "The Name of the Vice Admiral Volodymyr Bezkorovoyny" Naval Lyceum.

Бригада морської піхоти і ліцей отримали почесні імена

The President of Ukraine also visited the moorage of the Toronto frigate of the Canadian Naval Forces, the Duncan destroyer of the British Naval Forces, the Ukrainian assault boat Stanislav and the Hetman Sahaidachny frigate of the AFU Naval Forces.

Our common goal is strong and modern Naval Forces

The Head of State also got acquainted with the course of the Ukrainian-American command-and-staff exercises Sea Breeze 2019.