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 “I hate being at war with Russia, but as commander in chief, I must defend Ukraine,” - Poroshenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says he dislikes fighting against Russia. However, he must defend Ukraine as the country's commander in chief.

He said in an interview with Turkish TRT World TV channel, Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the Presidential Administration on Twitter.

"I hate being at war with Russia, but as commander in chief, I must defend Ukraine," the president said.

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In addition, he said that the Russian aggression had stimulated the European aspirations of the Ukrainians.
 
 
 
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