He said this in aninterview at ICTV Channel, Censor.NET reports.
"If you look at thenumber of dead soldiers, as of today 125 died during theanti-terrorist measures. Among them 96 are the military of Ukraine,22 - law enforcement officers, border guards and officers ofSecurity Service of Ukraine," Yarema said.
"Mostly they werekilled being on a plane or helicopter, or when they slept. But veryfew were killed in a fighting, in contrast to the terrorists. Thisdemonstrates that professional level of our army and the NationalGuard is extremely high," Yarema said.
At the same time,Yarema emphasized that the authorities have to make organizationalconclusions regarding the safety during transporting people andtheir protection, since most soldiers were killed in airplanes andhelicopters.