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Zelenskyy after meeting with military on frontline: 'Everything guys talked about will be voiced at Staff'

Zelenskyy after meeting with military on frontline: 'Everything guys talked about will be voiced at Staff' President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

Following his visit to the military in the Zaporizhzhia region, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy promised to discuss the current needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the Staff of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

With whom President Zelenskyy met today

"Today, I continue to visit our combat brigades. Yesterday we were in the Donetsk region, today - different districts of the Zaporizhzhia region, the territory of the Tavria operational and strategic group of troops," the statement says.

Together with General Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, he visited the positions of the 3rd and 15th operational brigades of the National Guard, the 47th and 65th separate mechanized brigades, the 46th airmobile brigade; the 10th Army Corps - the 116th, 117th and 118th brigades.

He also visited the frontline surgical unit and thanked combat medics for saving Ukrainian lives.

"I spoke with the brigade commanders and battalion commanders about the needs of our warriors - what they really feel on the frontline. Everything the guys talked about will be voiced at the Staff," the President said.

The needs discussed by the military

According to Zelenskyy, specific needs have been defined: electronic warfare equipment, drones, and medevac armored evacuation vehicles.

"There are additional organizational issues that were not discussed yesterday, in particular, regarding officer ranks. Training of soldiers is one of the key tasks, we talked about it," the President said.

He clarified that real combat experience, current challenges and trends on the battlefield, fire and maneuver, the skills that our warriors have and that need to be shared with all brigades and made a priority in training centers, especially when training mobilized soldiers. Soldiers' training is also the responsibility of every commander at all levels.

Zelenskyy thanked the Ukrainian servicemen for the trophies from the Russian army

"We heard from the battalion commanders about combat use of equipment and weapons provided by our partners. Each such feedback is something we will discuss with the leaders," the President said.

He also thanks all warriors who take trophies and put Russian equipment to work for Ukraine. "This is not just the rationality of our guys, this is also an important proof of the ability of our heroes to take weapons from the enemy and use them to protect the life of Ukraine," he added.

Yesterday, President Zelenskyy went to the Donetsk region. He visited the 22nd separate mechanized brigade and other units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.