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Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Dnipropetrovsk hospital where wounded in ATO soldiers undergo treatment
01.09.2014 | 14:45
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk is staying in Dnipropetrovsk, where he visited the Regional hospital named after Mechnikov. Here the wounded during the ATO soldiers undergo treatment, some of them broke out of the encirclement in Illovaysk. The Prime Minister handed awards to the fighters.

Together with the PM the hospital attended the Minister of Interior of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, advisor to the Minister of Interior of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko.

The head of the Government awarded the commander of the second special battalion Donbas of the National Guard of Ukraine Semen Semenchenko the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree, by the Decree of the President of Ukraine for personal courage in battle.

Moreover, he presented a reward dirk and a badge "For excellent service" to the soldier of Dnipro-1 battalion Volodymyr Parasiuk. The fighters who are staying in the hospital were presented reward watches.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the soldiers participating in ATO "are real heroes who defend the country."

The PM emphasized that all financing necessary to purchase medicine and to ensure medical care to the soldiers was provided: “There are billions of money on the account, the defense department should use them as fast as possible”.

"But the most important is the morale and confidence, coherence and discipline. Everywhere: in the Ministry of Defence, among the ATO commanders, within the Government, the Administration. As the country passes huge tests and faces great challenges," said the Prime Minister.

"We can overcome everything if we have a very cold and pragmatic approach, discipline, professionalism and intelligence to do that," he said.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that he "supports the position of the President of Ukraine regarding an urgent change of leadership of the defense departments": "It’s the time to take serious and radical decisions, including personal".


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