Oleksandr Syrskyi makes first public statement after replacing Valerii Zaluzhnyi as Ukraine’s chief commander
General Oleksandr Syrskyi has made his first public statement as the newly-appointed commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian military.
After thanking the members of the Ukrainian Grounds Forces and the Khortytsia operational-strategic group, which he led before his appointment as top commander on February 8, Syrskyi turned his attention to the future:
Other priorities, he said, include solving issues related to logistics and troop rotations. Ukraine’s military leadership, he said, must “be aware of the needs at the front and monitor the situation in every area.”
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