September 17, 2014
Ukraine calls on Russia to stop threatening its territorial integrity with increasing of military presence in Crimea
Spokesperson for Information and Analytical center of National Security and Defense Council Andriy Lysenko reported this.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine issued a statement in which it expressed deep concern about Russian Defense Minister S. Shougu’s statement on ‘complete and self-sufficient military grouping on the Crimean direction’.
Russian Federation threatens to increase its military presence in Crimea and establish military assault groups with unclear objectives.
Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs considers this statement to be the one that destabilizes situation in the whole region of the Black Sea. Ministry calls on Russian Federation to stop provocations that threaten sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and peace on the region.
Source: National Security and Defense Council