The Ukrainian army will receive a decent financial support this year, both in terms of costs of maintaining military personnel and in the modernization of armaments, stated Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman. The Head of Government is on working visit to Donetsk region. In the framework of the trip he visited a checkpoint Gnutove, where he got acquainted with the state of crossing of the separation line, talked with residents and servicemen.
"I express gratitude to our military and those who restrain the aggressor in the East. Our task is to ensure a decent financing of the army. This year we have allocated a sum worth UAH 165 billion both for providing and for technical modernization," the Prime Minister remarked.
The Head of Government placed a special emphasis on the necessity to ensure the conditions for crossing the separation line.
"We reached an agreement (with Donetsk regional military-civilian administration) to create normal conditions for security and everyday life in order for people to cross the line normally," the Prime Minister added.