Head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Rustem Umerov did not disclose the reasons for the dismissal of the commander of special operations forces Viktor Khorenko. However, the head of the department confirmed that this was done on his recommendation, in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine. This was reported by TASS.
The minister noted that Khorenko will continue to serve in the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, but in a different direction. He did not specify the reasons for the personnel changes, citing that Russia could use this data.
“Yesterday, on my recommendation, as provided for by law, a personnel decision was made regarding the commander of the special operations forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Major General Khorenko is now needed in a certain direction, he will continue to serve in the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine,” – the agency reported.