In Odesa region, participants of hostilities in the territory of other countries were honored

11 February 2020, 15:22
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On the occasion of the Day of Commemoration of the Participants of Fighting in the Territories of Other States, Deputy Head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Vitalii Svichynskyi congratulated the Afghan soldiers. He also thanked them for their active social activities.

"Each of you is a true officer, a person who honorably performs public duties and stands for peace, dignity and freedom. February 15, 1989 became the day of the end of the Afghan War. The war page was closed, with more than 160,000 Ukrainian soldiers and officers passing through. Today we remember those who performed their international duties in Spain, Egypt, Vietnam, the island of Cuba and other hot spots, ”- said Vitalii Svichynskyi, the deputy head of Odesa Regional State Administration.

For their significant contribution to the development of the veteran movement, courage and dedication, patriotic upbringing, young honorary diplomas were given to combatants in Afghanistan, members of the veterans' union and war veterans.

It should be noted that on February 15 throughout Ukraine honored participants of hostilities in the territory of other countries.