Number of Ukrainian Armed Forces Will Be Increased Because of Existing Threat – Poltorak

Increasing the number of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is planned due to the existing threats.

Colonel General Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, spoke about it on Friday's meeting with representatives of military diplomatic corps accredited in Ukraine, Censor.NET reports, referring to the Ministry of Defense press-service.

"We'll increase not only the number but also the equipment, materiel and armament. We're going to do it in the framework of development of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the nearest time. Current circumstances press us to act quickly and take relevant decisions", Poltorak remarked.

As Poltorak reported earlier, there are about 7500 Russian soldiers in the Donbas.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n313093