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A surprise visit from Ukrainian Navy Commander

A surprise visit from Ukrainian Navy Commander 9 December, 2019

Admiral Igor Voronchenko, Commander of the Navy of Ukraine, celebrated Ukrainian Armed Forces Day in Ankara. Admiral Adnan Özbal, the Commander of the Turkish Navy, was accompanied by the commander. Deputy Minister of National Defence Şuay Alpay also attended the ceremony. Voronchenko made a speech at the ceremony and said, “ Ukraine and Georgia were not invited to NATO, which led Russia to attack Georgia first and then Ukraine. For this reason, Ukraine is moving towards full membership of NATO by applying the high standards of the Alliance to strengthen the combat capabilities of the Armed Forces. I extend our gratitude to Turkey while celebrating the Ukrainian Army is our strategic partner, for providing practical assistance to the Armed Forces "he said.

Military Attaches and officials from various defence companies attended the day.

A surprise visit from Ukrainian Navy Commander

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