Bishkek, Feb. 23, 2018. / Kabar /. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov congratulated Kyrgyz people on the Day of the Fatherland Defenders.
The press service of the Kyrgyz President reported that in his congratulation President Jeenbekov said:
"Dear Kyrgyz citizens!
I sincerely congratulate you on the Day of Defender of the Fatherland - a holiday of courage, bravery and honor! I express my gratitude to servicemen of the Armed Forces of the country and to our valiant veterans, who honestly fulfilled their duty to the Motherland.
Today is a significant day. Exactly 100 years ago - in 1918 the Red Army and Red Fleet were created. A new generation of defenders of the Fatherland worthily continuing the glorious fighting traditions of the veterans of the war and the rear.
The armed forces have always been the backbone of statehood, and the defense of the Motherland is a sacred duty. The combat readiness and combat capability of the Armed Forces are the most important factor of national security.
Dear defenders of the Fatherland!
I wish you all good health, peace and success! Protect the Motherland as an apple of the eye, maintain your combat readiness at a high level! "