Olifer: Ukraine concerned by Putin’s refusal to hand over control of the border

Олифер: Украина обеспокоена отказом Путина передать контроль над границей

Ukraine needs to give control to the border

The Ukrainian side is concerned by Putin’s statement on the site of the joint border.

The Ukrainian side of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas expresses its concern about the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which he refuses to relinquish control of the troubled Eastern border. This was written by the press Secretary of the Ukrainian representative at the talks, Leonid Kuchma Darka olifer in Facebook.

“At the meeting of the TAG Ukrainian side expressed its concern over the recent statements of the President of the Russian Federation, made at the Valdai forum, that the Russian side is not going to give Ukraine control over the border,” – said olifer.

She also noted that the Ukrainian side initiates the establishment of a separate working sub-group on non-government-controlled section of the border with Russia.

We will remind, Putin, speaking at a meeting of the international discussion club Valdai, said that Europe is to blame for today’s situation in Ukraine.

Earlier it was reported that Russian special services are going to re-kidnap the Ukrainian border guards.