Zaluzhnyi meets with US, UK, Polish military commanders

8 March, 06:22 AM
Valeriy Zaluzhnyi with foreign colleagues (Photo:Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / CinC AF of Ukraine / Facebook)

Valeriy Zaluzhnyi with foreign colleagues (Photo:Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / CinC AF of Ukraine / Facebook)

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Gen. Valerii Zaluzhnyi, met with senior military commanders of U.S., UK, and Polish militaries, discussing security assitance to Kyiv, ongoing training of Ukrainian soldiers, and the situation on the battlefield, Zaluzhnyi said in a Facebook post on March 7. 

According to the message, the meeting was attended by:

·       General Christopher Cavoli, Supreme Commander of the Allied NATO Armed Forces in Europe – Commander of the US Armed Forces in Europe;

·       Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, Chief of Defense Staff of Great Britain;

·       Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces, General Rajmund Andrzejczak;

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·       Commander of the Ukrainian Security Assistance Group, Lieutenant General Antonio Aguto.

“Thank you for a very informative and direct conversation,” Zaluzhnyi wrote.

“First of all, I informed about the situation on the battlefield. The Eastern axis received the most attention. In particular, the course of events in Bakhmut.”

The commanders discussed the supply of arms and ammunition to Ukraine. As Zaluzhnyi emphasized, strengthening Ukraine’s air defenses and transferring long-range weapons remains extremely important. The training of Ukrainian troops by Kyiv’s international partners was also discussed at the meeting.

On March 4, Zaluzhnyi met with Chief of Defense Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces, Gen. Wayne Eyre.

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