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 Poroshenko: There are 9,000 Russian troops in Ukrainian territory

Terrorism is the problem of the entire world, and only if we are united will we win this battle, President Petro Poroshenko stated in his speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

"We need well-coordinated efforts of the entire world to win this battle," he said, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the head of state.

"Ukraine needs not only solidarity, but also belief. Believe in Ukraine!" the head of state noted at the session "The Future of Ukraine" within the WEF.

The president emphasized that the values are not for sale. "If we fight for the values together, we will be invincible," Poroshenko said.

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The president also noted that his country had changed dramatically in a year since his previous speech in Davos. Still, many of these changes have been positive. Free presidential and parliamentary elections have taken place, the Association Agreement with the EU has been signed, and the implementation of radical reforms has started. "Ukraine has become stronger. However, the country is facing the aggression not only regarding Crimea, but also regarding the significant part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. About 9,000 Russian troops are in the territory of Ukraine," the president stressed.

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The head of state has demonstrated the fragment of the civilian bus destroyed by the terrorists' missile near Volnovakha. "For me, it is a symbol of terrorist attack on my country. It is the same as Charlie Hebdo. The same as the MH-17 tragedy when the Russian missile shot down the Malaysian aircraft and killed several hundreds of civilians," Poroshenko said.

 
 
 
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