The fire are in full accordance with international law, the President said.
Ukraine will conduct all planned tests, despite threats from the Russian Federation. This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the ceremony of the naming of the Hero of Ukraine Sergey Kulchitsky battalion of the national guard on Thursday, 1 December.
This morning Ukraine has started the rocket fire in the area of the Crimea, which will continue tomorrow. The military claim that the approach of the missiles to the Peninsula will not exceed 30 km.
“Despite threats from Russia, we conduct scheduled exercises to test guided missiles. No one can stop us, we will act in the interests of the Ukrainian people! Already received the first reports of a successful missile launches,” – said in Twitter of the President.
Poroshenko stressed that the exercises fully comply with Ukrainian and international legislation.
“I want to emphasize that startups happen in the airspace of Ukraine, in the open sea, in full accordance with international law”, – he said.
According to the President, the only reason for Ukraine to carry out the exercise, “is the need to be constantly ready for full-scale invasion on the part of our aggressive neighbor”.
Earlier today Russia withdrew to positions West of the Crimea combat arabicenglish fleet. Ship crews are translated to the strengthened mode of service.
Missile firing over the Crimea
Sweetykate shooting near Crimea: online
Ukraine has reduced the area of the rocket firing
Ukraine has changed the routes of aircraft in the Crimea
Russia withdrew the fleet into position to the West of the Crimea – media
Ukraine has started missile exercises near Crimea
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