President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated the special forces soldiers on the Day of Special Armed Operations Forces, which is celebrated in Ukraine for the first time.

Special Operations Forces - the pride of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. I congratulate the soldiers! Poroshenko wrote on Facebook.

July 26, President of Ukraine announced July, 29 the Day of the Special Forces in Ukraine. At the same time the Head of State signed the law defining the legal status and the use of special operations forces independently or in cooperation with other units of the Ukraine’s Armed Forces for special operations.

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