Turchynov responded to the threat of Russia to launch a missile attack
Ukraine still refuse to conduct missile firings, say in the NSDC.
NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said that threats of a missile strike, Russia is trying to transfer to a new phase hybrid war against Ukraine, the press service of the Ministry.
Recall, Ukraine will conduct missile exercises over the Black sea on December 1-2. These plans provoked sharp criticism of the Kremlin. According to media reports, Russia has threatened Ukraine missile strike.
“Threats to use weapons against Ukraine is an attempt of translation in the active phase of the hybrid war that Russia is waging against our country over the last three years,” he said.
Turchynov added that Ukraine will not abandon the exercise.
“We will continue to strengthen the defense capability of our state and to continue its missile tests and exercises in accordance with approved plans and schedules within our sovereign territory and sovereign air space”, – said the head of the national security Council.
The SAS also answered the claims of Russia and reminded that according to international treaties, Ukraine has the right to control its borders.
“That is, we have the right to issue such orders, which set certain limitations. It is our airspace. The decision of the Council of ICAO (International civil aviation organization) from 1997. Since then it has not changed and not canceled,” – said the Agency.
Previously, the defense Ministry said that allow a missile strike by Russia on Ukraine.
Корреспондент.net also understood, what the dispute, Ukraine and Russia on the issue of conducting missile exercises near the Crimea.