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The Head of State expressed deep concern over the drastic escalation of the situation in Donbas and the increased number of casualties caused by the intensification of artillery shelling by Russian militants and continuation of armament supply from Russia.

President Petro Poroshenko signed the Decree establishing the Day of AFU Special Operations Forces.

In the course of the meeting with special operations warriors, President Petro Poroshenko signed Law №4795 on Amendments to Several Laws of Ukraine on Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

President Petro Poroshenko instructed Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Kyiv CSA Head Vitali Klitschko to take measures to ensure proper public order and security.

The Head of State is confident that the given law will significantly broaden instruments for law enforcers to restore order on the roads. “You are equipped with these “weapons” and instruments. I am confident that I give them to reliable, patriotic, professional and decent hands,” the President noted.

President Petro Poroshenko attended the ceremony of lying in repose to pay last respects to journalist Pavel Sheremet. The ceremony was held in the Ukrainian House.

President Petro Poroshenko visited the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine where he examined the capabilities of modern communication technology of secure connection.

“I require to establish a task force. Khatia (Dekanoidze), please lead the group personally,” Petro Poroshenko noted. He also addressed Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko and Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak with a requirement to delegate the best experts and investigators to this group. “It is a matter of honor to take all measures to solve this crime as soon as possible,” the Head of State noted.

President Petro Poroshenko met with the delegation of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe headed by Hans van Baalen and Petras Austrevicius.

President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that perpetrators of the MH17 tragedy must be punished. Ukraine and the countries whose citizens became victims of the tragedy make every effort to bring them to justice.