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Poroshenko states that Ukrainian army is one of the strongest on the continent

Ukrainian army is among the five strongest ones on the continent. It was stated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a meeting with the commanders of brigades and battalions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the National University of Defense of Ukraine.

Poroshenko expressed his confidence that Ukraine would be able to build a "strong and patriotic army," Joinfo.ua reports.

"We believe in our Armed Forces of Ukraine, our Ukrainian heroes, who chinned the Russian invaders and did not allow them to do what they wanted to," said the head of state.

In turn, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, a spokesman for President Poroshenko said that during the meeting Poroshenko gave military awards. "Awarding, Hero of Ukraine are being given the awards. 4 recipients: 2 colonels, a major and a senior lieutenant," Tsegolko reported.