The current Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) of NATO Allied Command Operations, Curtis Scaparrotti visited the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in the Donbas region of Ukraine.
He valued the fighting capability of the Ukrainian army, as well as the situation with the face-off with pro-Russian rebels in key points of Ukraine’s defense lines. The visit took place on December 15. The general arrived together with the head of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine, Muzhenko.
General Curtis Skaparotti noted greatly increased professionalism and the strength of the Ukrainian army. Also, Skaparotti specifically noted the work of the General Staff of Armed Forces of Ukraine in organizing defense, and intelligence work.