President Volodymyr Zelensky and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Valeriy Zaluzhny simultaneously announced a joint meeting and stated that they discussed changes in the leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Zaluzhny and Zelensky wrote about this on Facebook.
“I met with General Valerii Zaluzhnyi. I thanked him for the two years of defending Ukraine. We discussed the renewal that the Armed Forces of Ukraine require. We also discussed who could be part of the renewed leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The time for such a renewal is now. I proposed to General Zaluzhnyi to remain part of the team”, wrote Zelensky.
“The tasks of 2022 are different from the tasks of 2024. Therefore, everyone should change and adapt to the new realities as well. To win together. We just met with the Supreme Commander-in-Chief. An important and serious conversation. A decision has been made on the need to change approaches and strategy. Grateful to everyone who is there. To the General Staff, the Ministry of Defense, the President of Ukraine”, wrote Zaluzhny.
Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that he is considering changes in the country’s leadership, but did not specify whether this concerns Zaluzhny.