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 National Guard special detachment trained to win Crimea back, Interior Minister Avakov says

Ukraine requires a new army, new National Guard, and new police to recover Crimea, occupied by the Russian Federation.

This was announced by Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov on air of 1+1 TV channel, Censor.NET reports citing Hordon.

"That is what Ukraine is currently engaged in. And that should be clearly comprehended. We have to re-create it, and then, if there is our will, Crimea will be with us. I have no doubts on that score...," he said.

According to the Interior Minister, he was once again convinced in the return of Crimea a week and a half ago, when he was administering oaths of the new police officers in Kherson. He said that he was then approached by two young policemen from Crimea - a Russian and a Crimean Tatar, who said they wanted to return and would be ready to do it.

"The head of the patrol police in Vinnytsia - a Crimean Tatar - is the one who is involved in that process now as well as the guys, whom we train together with Mustafa Dzhemilev and Refat Chubarov as a separate National Guard special detachment. This project is being implemented in order for us to be ready to win Crimea back. I am convinced that it will take place when we are strong, when we are ready," Avakov summed up.

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