In the Odessa region honored participants in hostilities on the territory of other states

13 February 2019, 15:10
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The head of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov awarded the soldiers of Afghanistan with certificates of honor, and also thanked them for active public activities. The solemn gathering took place on the occasion of the Day of Honoring the participants of hostilities on the territory of other states.

"Over the years, the main thing is not exactly changing - respect for people who went through hell, and the memory of those who did not return. And in this room gathered people who know for sure what kind of war and loyalty are oaths. Your experience was so necessary for us in 2014, and we began to use it. You assumed responsibility and began to defend our country when the enemy came to Donbass. You began to convey your knowledge, and for this you - a huge thank you! Health, forces and peace to all of us ", - said during the greetings of the rewarded Maxim Stepanov.

The members of rayons and city unions, as well as the Council for the organization of veterans of the Odessa region received honorary certificates of the Regional State Administration. Among them are combatants in Angola, Afghanistan, Vietnam and Czechoslovakia. In addition, the guests paid tribute to the dead minutes of silence.

Recall that on February 15 throughout Ukraine, participants in fighting in the territory of other states will be honored. It was on this day of 1989 that the troops of the former USSR were withdrawn from the Republic of Afghanistan.