President Viktor Yanukovych held a meeting of the Coordinating Council for celebration of the 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945, presidential press office reported.

Opening the meeting Viktor Yanukovych said that "all the questions to be considered should be considered and resolved in these few remaining days."

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov informed that the Government has fulfilled Presidential Decree "On additional measures to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945" almost fully. He stressed that the organizing committee is constantly monitoring performance of its key points. In particular, the one-time aid, which was doubled compared to previous years, has already been paid to veterans of the Great Patriotic War.

The Cabinet also approved the decision to provide apartments for disabled veterans of the 1st category.

Summing up the meeting the President again reminded about the tasks to be resolved during the time remaining to the May 9. "We will never betray our veterans and the memory of those who brought victory to our land," he said and expressed confidence that all the planned ceremonial events would be held at the highest level.

The President also suggested returning military hospitals under the patronage of Regional Administrations Heads and reopening wards for veterans of the Great Patriotic War, where they were closed.

"We must reactivate such wards at hospitals of each locality. Every hospital should provide full care to veterans," said Viktor Yanukovych.

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