MOSCOW, November 26. Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny should resign due to the lack of an action plan for the next year, said the deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense, MP from the Servant of the People party Maryana Bezuglaya.
“The Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces could not provide a plan for 2024. Neither large nor small, neither asymmetrical nor symmetrical. The military simply said that they need to take away at least 20 thousand citizens per month,” she wrote on her Facebook page *.
In parliament, when planning the budget for the next year, the military leadership was asked about the future vision of military operations, whether to allocate funds for rotation and demobilization, and why new brigades are being created and not filling up existing ones, Bezuglaya said.
According to her, this discussion was not public, but “tension was growing.” Now the situation has developed in such a way that the military leadership, which cannot present any idea for 2024, must leave, Bezuglaya stated.
According to her, dissatisfaction with the lack of any specific plans for Zaluzhny arose in the summer of this year , when the counter-offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine began.
Previously, a number of Ukrainian and Western media wrote about a likely conflict between Zelensky and the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny. Journalists from The Washington Post noted that Zaluzhny, who is popular among his fellow citizens, could pose a threat to Zelensky if he decides to start a political career. Journalists included Zaluzhny’s recent statements about the deadlock at the front and the impossibility of a “deep and beautiful breakthrough” of the Ukrainian troops, which Zelensky tried to brush aside, saying that the military were tired, as one of the indirect signs of the conflict between them.
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