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 Poroshenko Convenes a Meeting of the National Security Council: Terrorists Will Get an Adequate Response

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed to convene a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council.

This is reported by Censor.NET, citing the press service of the Head of the State.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expresses deep condolences to the families of dead Ukrainian soldiers and Ukrainian border guards who died on June 14 during the anti-terrorist operations.

"On Sunday I declare a day of mourning for our military men. It is a great loss not only for the families of victims, but also for the whole country. Ukraine is in sorrow but we strongly continue the struggle for peace", Petro Poroshenko stressed.

"All those who are involved in the cynical terrorist attack of this scale must be punished. Ukraine needs peace. But terrorists will receive an adequate response", the Head of State said.

The President instructed to convene a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council.

The President of Ukraine also instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to provide assistance to the families of victims.

It was reported earlier that a military transport jet of the Ukrainian Army IL-76 was shot by the terrorist during landing at the airport of Luhansk. There were 40 soldiers and 9 crew members on board of the plane, all of them died.


 
 
 
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