President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits the front-line positions of Ukrainian defenders in Avdiivka
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the front-line positions of Ukrainian defenders in Avdiivka as part of his working trip to the Donetsk region on Apr. 18, 2023. The head of state listened to a report by the commander of the Donetsk operational and tactical group regarding the situation in the area of his responsibility. Zelenskyy talked with the servicemen of the marines, airborne assault, and mechanized and artillery units and thanked them for their service.
“I have the honor to be here today, to thank you for your service, for defending our land, Ukraine, and our families. Congratulations on the holidays, on Easter, I wish you only victory — this is what I wish for every Ukrainian, this is what is very important to all of us. I wish good health to all of you and your families, and I am sincerely grateful on behalf of every Ukrainian for the great path that you overcome every day,” he said. The President presented the soldiers with state awards.