Acting Ukrainian Defense Minister MykhailoKoval announced this during the festivities at the NationalUniversity of Defense of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskii,Censor.NET reports citingUkrinform.
"The Armyacts at a distance of about 15 km away from the border, thuscreating a buffer zone. The border guards together with the Armyrestore all its divisions and checkpoints," he said.
Head of the Defense Ministry said the soldierswill, by all means, fulfill the President's order to regain controlof the state border.
"President of Ukraine, the Supreme Commanderof the Armed Forces of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko have clearlydefined the objectives, and we shall carry them steadily. The stateborder will be protected from any attempt to penetrate theterritory of our country from outside. We are taking continuous andviolent battles restoring our positions thus closing the stateborder from external interference," Colonel-General Mykhailo Kovalsaid.