Related materials:

 Volunteer Battalions to Become Part of Ukrainian Army - Poltorak

армия ато добровольцы кривбасс

Volunteer battalions employed in the anti-terrorist operation will become permanent part of the Ukrainian army.

This was announced Monday by Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak on air of ICTV channel, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

According to him, volunteer battalions had a role to play in the ATO, and making them part of the regular Ukrainian army will make it easier to plan their activities.

Read also: It Is Necessary to Prepare for Unpredictable Actions of Russia and Terrorists in Donbas - Defense Minister

"Regarding the territory defense battalions, we decided to make them part of regular troops," the minister announced.

It was reported earlier that ex-secretary of the NSDC, Andrii Parubii, announced that volunteer battalions should be provided with heavy weapons and equipment.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n311287