Please except my sincere congratulations on the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
This is the holiday of the national troops, which having inherited a centuries-old traditions of defenders of Ukraine, proved by their courage, fortitude and professionalism to entire world that our state is able to protect itself.
The powerful, public-spirited Armed Forces, hardened in confrontation with the invaders, are rebuffing the armed aggression of the Russian Federation. In spite of difficult situation in the east of Ukraine, they continue introducing the large-scale reforms, strengthening their capabilities and implementing Euro-Atlantic striving of the country.
The Ukrainian warriors, among which are intelligence officers, by their heroic feats confirm every day the right of each of us to live in a free and sovereign state.
I sincerely thank each one of you for the significant contribution to protection of territorial integrity and independence of our state as well as for selfless fulfillment of honorable duty.
I would like to wish all of you good health, family prosperity, abiding faith in our victory and in a better future of Ukraine!
Glory to Ukraine!
Chief of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine
Colonel General Vasyl BURBA