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Turchynov: Ukraine to ask security guarantors for military aid

"We have our armed forces fully operational," Turchynov said

KIEV, March 11. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine will turn to security guarantors for technical and military aid, Ukraine's parliament-appointed president, Verkhovna Rada speaker Oleksandr Turchynov told the national legislature on Tuesday.

“The parliament’s primary task is to ask countries that are guarantors of our security to fulfill their commitments,” said Turchinov.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs will provide for all urgent needs of the Ukrainian National Guard which is to be established according to Tuesday’s decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, yet Ukraine would need the guarantors’ technical and military aid, Turchynov added.

“We have our armed forces fully operational, we carried out training and have a clear understanding of our armed forces’ condition. We are starting to restore the army,” he said.