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Ukraine’s defence minister says no determination taken on shakeup in army

Ukraine’s defence minister mentioned on Tuesday that no determination had been taken for now to take away two of Kyiv’s senior army commanders following media stories that they might be sacked.

Ukraine's Defence Minister Rustem Umerov(AFP)
Ukraine’s Defence Minister Rustem Umerov(AFP)

The remark by Rustem Umerov at a information convention was the strongest trace but that Kyiv was contemplating the opportunity of firing Joint Forces Commander Serhiy Nayev and Oleksandr Tarnavskyi, chief of the “Tavria” army command.

“I have to say {that a} determination has not but been made, however that we’re doing the whole lot potential to enhance effectivity. If this occurs, we are going to talk it very brazenly,” he advised reporters when requested to touch upon stories commanders might be fired.

Any such transfer, he mentioned, is also associated to points that had been raised earlier than his appointment in September when he changed Oleksii Reznikov as minister, he mentioned. The defence ministry has beforehand dismissed stories a few potential looming shakeup.

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Tarnavskyi oversees the Tavria army command which spearheaded Ukraine’s much-vaunted counteroffensive within the southeast, however did not drive a big breakthrough within the face of heavily-defended Russian traces.

Umerov’s feedback come amid a cooling of relations between Zelenskiy and commander-in-chief Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, who this month likened the state of the warfare with Russia to a stalemate from World War One, an evaluation later rejected by Zelenskiy.

Umerov’s feedback on Tuesday got here at a information convention in Kyiv along with his German counterpart. At the occasion, he advised reporters he was centered on the army adopting NATO requirements and delivering the wants of the army in his position.

“These requirements are crucial… Every unit and each commander is aware of these wants and we should meet them,” he mentioned.

Hemant Arorahttps://thetimesnews.in
Hi i am Hemant Arora, With a passion for keeping people informed, I am a dedicated news publisher who brings the latest headlines right to your fingertips. After honing my journalism skills as a reporter for the local paper, I decided to take the plunge and launch my own online news platform.


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