The inspection will cover the area of operation of joint forces, including frontline troops.
The president’s office has launched a combat readiness inspection of the Ukrainian armed forces – specifically units deployed in the joint forces area of operation.
The corresponding check, approved by Presidential Decree No.12 of February 1, 2021, is on schedule for the year, the president’s office said, commenting on the inspection that comes amid President Zelensky’s latest decision to block the airing of a number of pro-Russian channels, as well as the recent unrest in Russia where rallies are organized in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
Read alsoUS Embassy expresses support for ban on pro-Russian TV channels in UkraineAmong other things, the latest check aims to identify factors negatively affecting the level of readiness of joint forces to perform assigned tasks, the press service noted.
The inspection team consists of officials from the President’s office, staff from the National Security and Defense Council, officials from the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces Command.
The team will draw up a report after the inspection, which will be submitted to the President, along with proposals for improving defense capabilities.