President said that our state is ready to repel an aggressor however he places a priority on diplomatic way to return back Donbas and Crimea n than ever before, however there’s plenty of work to strengthen it. President Poroshenko announced that in his speech during the festive events dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.
“I feel confident of our army – it is in its best, more than ever before. And by the way this is the evaluation of the European analytical centers. However there’s still plenty of work to strengthen and modernize it, to acquire it’s complete compatibility with the NATO standards. We search and find the asymmetric and effective solutions to deter Russian army, the biggest in Europe and the third in the world, in the long term perspective,” Poroshenko said.
According to him Ukraine is ready to firmly repel aggressor in his attempt to set out on an offensive, but we places a priority on peaceful, diplomatic, political and legal way to return back Donbas and Crimea.
“I am confident about our allies. Their participation in the military parade is symbolic for us – the leaders of the defense ministries and military men of Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the U.S.,” the head of Ukraine said.