President of Ukraine

President awarded Ukrainian defenders in the Kharkiv region

14 September 2022 - 13:35

President awarded Ukrainian defenders in the Kharkiv region

During a working trip to the Kharkiv region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy presented state awards to Ukrainian servicemen.

"I want to thank you for your service, for liberating the temporarily occupied territories. Thank you for protecting the most important thing we have - Ukraine, our sovereignty and territorial integrity," said the Head of State.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy wished the defenders and their families good health.

"You are heroic people. Take care of yourself and the people of Ukraine. Children and grandchildren will never forget your feat," the President noted.

The Head of State also held a meeting on the operative situation on the frontline and in the de-occupied territories. The President listened to the report by Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleksandr Syrsky - commander of the Khortytsia operative strategic group of troops, which is conducting a counteroffensive operation in the Kharkiv and Luhansk directions.