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Opinion: The Defense Minister has got to explain strategic importance of Donetsk airport

December 2, 2014

MP Semenchenko questions strategic importance of Donetsk airport

Opinion: The Defense Minister has got to explain strategic importance of Donetsk airport

Member of Parliament from the ‘Self Reliance’ political party Semen Semenchenko stated this. According to him, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has got to explains meaning of Donetsk airport in defense strategy against terrorist fighters.

‘We need to listen to Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and head of General Staff of the Armed Forces Victor Muzhenko in the parliament’, – said the deputy.

According to commander of volunteer regiment ‘Donbas’ Semenchenko, it place of the airport in Ukrainian defense should be explained. There is massive heroism, there are victories. However, how long we can hold it? ‘If we hold it further we have to understand how we will repel attacks that try to cut off supplies, how we will further assault’.

Semenchenko questions the place of the airport in general strategic idea.

Ukrainian Armed Forces took control of Donetsk airport on May 27. Since then this object has remained under Ukrainian control, terrorists fighters do not cease shelling it and making attempts of an assault.

Yesterday about 60 Russian servicemen and terrorist fighters have been killed when trying to attack the airport.

 

Previously we have informed that Deputy Director of the Anti-Corruption Committee of Maidan found dead in his flat in Kyiv.

Source: unian.ua

 


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