Ukraine president says orders to domestic defense industry have created thousands of new jobs
April 4 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko again stressed that Ukrainian defense industry has picked up steam and new jobs have been created.
"Ukrainian defense industry that switches to three-shift operation is quickly boosting Ukraine's military power," the head of state said in the training center of the National Guard of Ukraine in Novi Petrivtsi (Kyiv region) on Saturday.
He said that "we hit unemployment with tanks and APCs."
Poroshenko said that thousands of new jobs that have been created at defense enterprises is a contribution in restoration, including in Ukraine's industrial potential.
An Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported that on Saturday the presentation of weapon and military equipment samples was held in the training center of the National Guard of Ukraine in Novi Petrivtsi with the participation of the Ukrainian president.
Products of Ukroboronprom State Concern and some other Ukrainian enterprises were exhibited. Special exporters of Ukroboronprom also showed modern devices and equipment made by foreign companies.