The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak
The Minister of defence complained about the unpredictability of the Russian Federation.
Ukraine does not intend to shoot the Crimea in case of application by Russia of a missile strike during firing exercises over the Black sea, Ukrainian news, citing defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.
“No (not planning to attack Crimea). We have no such weapons to shoot on the Crimea” – said the Minister.
Thus Poltorak stressed that Russia could pose a threat to Ukraine.
“From Russia you can expect anything. It’s unpredictable. Those exercises that we conduct, we carry out on their territory and do not violate any international law,” he said.
Poltorak said that every hour gets the report from the exercise, and as long as everything goes as planned.
Missile firing near the Crimea: online
As reported Корреспондент.netUkrainian military launched a missile firing at the South of the country on the morning of 1 December. In the exercises near the Crimea involved anti-aircraft missile troops, military, transport and pilotless aircraft.
In turn, Russia has threatened Ukraine missile strike saying that the air defense system will shoot down the rockets discovered in the area of the flight information region of Simferopol and Odessa.
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