The defensive operation in Bakhmut sector is of paramount strategic importance for deterring the enemy.
"I respect the strength, bravery, and indomitability of our soldiers in Bakhmut. The defensive operation in this sector is of paramount strategic importance for deterring the enemy. It is key to the stability of the defense of the entire front," Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny posted on Telegram.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces thanked every defender who repels the invaders and brings Ukraine’s victory closer.
As reported, on March 14, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a regular meeting of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief's Staff on the situation on the frontline, in particular in Bakhmut.
Having reviewed the course of the defense operation in Bakhmut sector, all members of the Staff expressed a common position on the further defense of the city of Bakhmut.