The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, spoke about his visit to Sumy Oblast and praised the military, which is effectively destroying the enemy in Donbas.

The head of state said this in a video message on March 28.

Yes, Zelenskyi said that he visited Okhtyrka, Trostyanka, Sumy, and the positions of Ukrainian border guards that day.

"The impressions are special.

The region is close to the enemy. The threat is constant

. The shelling of our border is constant. But life, our people are stronger than any fears. Recovery continues, business is gradually returning, people are rebuilding their lives," the president said.

He noted that he presented a special award of a hero city to Okhtyrka.

After all, this city helped save the eastern and central parts of Ukraine with its resistance.

Zelensky also congratulated Trostyanets on the anniversary of liberation from the occupiers.

The head of state held a meeting with representatives of local authorities in Sumy and Chernihiv regions. 

"A special conversation with the head of the border service. About the protection of Sumy Oblast and our other regions, about strengthening the border guards who, together with all the Defense Forces, are fighting on the front lines," the president said.


Zelenskyi praised the Ukrainian soldiers of the Luhansk, Kramatorsk and Donetsk border units, who are effectively destroying the enemy in the Bakhmut, Lyman, and Avdiiv directions. 

"Thank you guys! Thanks separately to the mortar calculations and aerial reconnaissance of our border units in the Donetsk direction. Well done, soldiers!"

- emphasized the head of state.

He also thanked the Sumy border detachment. 

"I visited them today, had the honor to talk and support them. Strong positions along the entire border with a terrorist state are a consequence of the strength of our specific people who are ready to defend the border at any moment," the president noted.

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