President Petro Poroshenko announced the decision to raise the monetary support for the servicemen on the frontline while being in one of the main spots of the Joint Forces operation. The press service of the President of Ukraine reports this.
"I made a decision and instruct the minister to raise the level of monetary support for those fighters who are on the frontline. From April 1, I order to increase the additional payment on the first line by $75. The minimum additional payment should be $500 for each soldier," Poroshenko stated.
Besides, the President added that the additional payment on the second line must be increased by $37 and its level must be $205. “We have to confirm that my top priority as the President and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine," - Petro Poroshenko outlined.
Poroshenko also emphasized the importance of providing monetary support for the Ukrainian military sailors defending the Azov coast. "The sailors during combat operations at sea should receive additional payment similar to the one the soldiers on the first line get," – the Head of State said.
Poroshenko reminded that the state was doing everything in order to modernize the Ukrainian army from secure communication to modern drones, other means, and weaponry.
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