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 Poroshenko visited wounded Ukrainian soldiers in Berlin hospital: "I am very proud of heroes like you". PHOTOS+VIDEO

During a working trip to Germany, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited Berlin military hospital where several Ukrainian soldiers are undergoing treatment.

Censor.NET reports citing the president's press office.

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There are a total of five Ukrainians in the hospital, who have received injuries in the Donbas engagements. They are Private from the 91st Engineer General Service Regiment Dmytro Sereda, Soldier of the 93rd Brigade Volodymyr Storozhuk, Soldier Ivan Chaban, Sergeant Ihor Loboda, and Sergeant of the Border Guard Service Oleksii Hodunov. The Ukrainian military are undergoing treatment in Germany at the expense of federal government under the accords reached by the president of Ukraine.

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Petro Poroshenko has spoken to wounded soldiers and doctors who treat them. The president wished them soonest recovery and noted that Ukraine is waiting for its heroes. "I am very proud of heroes like you. We pray for you and keep our fingers crossed. I see that you have strong fighting spirit," Poroshenko said.

The head of state has mentioned the March of Independence, which was held on Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv yesterday morning, and congratulated the soldiers on the Independence Day.

The president has informed on the negotiations that were held with participation of German Chancellor and French President, saying that the de-escalation of the situation in the Donbas was discussed first of all. "The victory will be ours for we have our brave soldiers on the one hand and the diplomats on the other," Poroshenko said.

Read more: Poroshenko, Merkel and Hollande to discuss situation in Donbas

The president said that Germany intended to continue providing assistance in treatment of the Ukrainian military.

The German doctors who spoke with the president praised the skills of their Ukrainian counterparts, who treated those soldiers at early stages.

It should be reminded that Germany has already organized four waves of treatment and rehabilitation for 69 Ukrainian citizens since March 2014. 13 soldiers are currently undergoing treatment in the country.

 
 
 
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