Andrii Taran visited the flagship of the Ukrainian Navy frigate "Hetman Sahaidachnyi" in Odesa

2020-04-02 14:51:00 | ID: 56718

On April 2, within the framework of a working trip to the Odessa garrison, the Minister of Defence of Ukraine Andrii Taran in concert with the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Col. Gen. Ruslan Khomchak, arrived at the Practical Harbour, the location of the base of the Ukrainian Navy in Odesa.

Heads of the Defence Ministry and the Armed Forces got acquainted with the military organizational structures of the units which are stationed in the Practical Harbour, examined the capabilities and personnel deployment, as well as visited the flagship of the Ukrainian Navy frigate “Hetman Sahaidachnyi”.

Navy Commander Admiral Igor Voronchenko reported to the Head of the defence agency on the prospects for the development of the Navy bases and the current security situation. In particular, he noted the readiness of the Navy units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to accomplish the tasks, as well as reported on the epidemiological situation in the units.

Andrii Taran stressed the priority of the development of national Navy taking into account the destabilizing actions of the Russian Federation in the waters of the Black and Azov seas.