NewsUkrainian Armed Forces commander steps down, military strategy to be adjusted

Ukrainian Armed Forces commander steps down, military strategy to be adjusted

"We will avenge everyone". Strong words from Załużny after dismissal.
"We will avenge everyone". Strong words from Załużny after dismissal.
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3:27 PM EST, February 8, 2024

"Our conflict is continuous and fluid, evolving every day. The objectives we have for 2022 are different from those anticipated for 2024. Thus, each of us must be ready to adapt and accommodate new realities. It is crucial that we unite to achieve victory" - stated General Zaluzhny.

In addition, he mentioned that during his important and serious meeting with President Zelensky, decisions concerning the alteration of approach and strategy for combat were made. Nonetheless, he did not disclose further details on this topic.

"I honour all those who have sacrificed their lives for Ukraine"

The General expressed appreciation for everyone he has worked with. "I am thankful to the General Staff, the Ministry of Defense, and the President of Ukraine. I take pride in every member of the Armed Forces of Ukraine who safeguards our children's future. I respect all soldiers, non-commissioned officers, and officers. I honour all those who have sacrificed their lives for Ukraine and freedom. Their memory lives on, and we will seek retribution for their sacrifice. I firmly believe in the certain victory of Ukraine" - Zaluzhny wrote.

In the last few days, both Ukrainian and international media have reported rumours about the possible dismissal of General Zaluzhny.

President Zelensky confirmed these speculations on Thursday, as he announced that the new supreme commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine would be General Oleksandr Syrsky.

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