Volunteer units And offices of the national guard is not on the contact line in Donbass - only with arms forces of Ukraine (APU), said the head of the Ukrainian General staff Viktor muzhenko in a statement released on the last working day of the week the interview to Ukrainian magazine ".
Muzhenko said that the replacement of the national guard offices in the marine corps is to strengthen the defense of Mariupol And increase the controllability of the troops.
"The national guard needs to perform its functions, and equipped with weapons forces. The defense of the frontier is the task of the armed forces of Ukraine ", - said Muzhenko, adding, because it is also associated with increasing the combat capabilities of the security forces.
"We have created a new brigade of naval infantry. Transformed her from the 36th coastal defense brigade, which came from the Crimea. And we see that we have all forces And means in order to change the national guard units. Currently across the line of contact no Volunteer units or offices of the national guard is the only armed forces of Ukraine ", - said the head of the General staff.