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 Poroshenko advises all who like shooting to join the army: All other shooters will go to jail

The president issued instructions to strengthen the coordination of security forces regarding illegal circulation of weapons.

He stated this during celebrations marking the 23rd anniversary of the SBU, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"Careful attention should be paid to fight against illegal trafficking of weapons. I demand to strengthen the coordination of efforts with other law enforcement agencies. Our army is currently big enough to accommodate all those who like shooting. All other shooters' place is in jail," Poroshenko said.

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The president said that the state of weapons storages in certain units of the armed forces of Ukraine has been inspected at his personal request. At the initial stage, 4,500 items were returned to military depots from the places where they were hidden.

During the celebration the president also opened a memorial plaque dedicated to those who died in the ATO, and held a ceremony awarding merits and high military ranks to individual employees of the Service, including the rank of reserve major general to deputy head of the SBU.


 
 
 
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