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 Poroshenko: "Ukrainian soldiers can kill the enemy posing threat to their lives"

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that the troops were authorized to use lethal force in the zone of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in case of the threat to their lives.

He said opening a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"The Ukrainian servicemen have a strict order, under the circumstances, when their lives are endangered, when they are subjected to assaults, they have an order and are authorized to use lethal force," the president said.

He believes that the Ukrainian military have shown their high skills in recent skirmishes with the enemy.

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