The attempt by the US to discredit the NGU special forces “Azov” is a sign of the quality of its struggle for independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

This was stated by the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov during the meeting with the head of mission of the U.S. Christine Quinn, reports the website of the Ministry of interior. He said the official position of Ukraine regarding the information campaign launched against the regiment.

News”Azov” harshly replied the United States to “terrorists”: the text of the statement

“Shameful information campaign about the alleged spread of Nazi ideology among the personnel of the separate brigade of special purpose “Azov” of the military unit 3057 East quickly-territorial Association of NSU is a deliberate attempt to discredit the unit in General and the National guard, primarily in the consciousness of the international partners of Ukraine”, — said the Minister.

Avakov urged to resist the discrediting of the “Azov”

According to him, thus trying to provoke a crisis in relations with allies and weaken the position of our state in the world.

At the same time, assured Avakov, “Azov” is a legitimate regular division of NSU. And his staff about performs combat missions to protect the homeland.

“It is combat effective special forces in the protection of States from military aggression — the real reason attempts to stop it with another hybrid method,” he said.

Also the interior Minister expressed hope that the Ukrainian partners and companions in the struggle to protect democracy not overlooked, honest and open position of Ukraine and will take into account the above facts.

“Together we will fight this dirty and dangerous methods”, — Avakov summed up.

As reported by OBOZREVATEL, the US congressmen asked the state Department to recognize the Ukrainian regiment “Azov” terrorist organization.

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