President of Ukraine Zelensky said that he would not dismiss the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Zaluzhny President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky denied rumors about the dismissal of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU)
Valery Zaluzhny. He said this at a press conference following the results of the international forum “Crimean Platform” in Kiev, reports TASS.
According to him, he does not plan to transfer Zaluzhny anywhere. In addition, the politician noted that the work of commanders in different directions is very important.
“This is Zaluzhny, and [commander of the operational command “South” Andrey] Kovalchuk, and [Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander] Syrsky, I don’t want to name everyone. This command is there, it works. The main assessment is that we are holding on. It means that the assessment is high,” the country’s leader concluded.
Earlier it was reported that Zelensky is going to remove Major General Zaluzhny from the post of commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It was suggested that the current commander of the ground forces, Alexander Syrsky, would take his post. At the same time, the high support of Zaluzhny among the population of the country was emphasized.