In Russia has said that Ukraine is moving towards NATO without the consent of the population
Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation Vladimir Zheglov at the meeting of the OSCE permanent Council announced the supply of arms from NATO countries in Ukraine and urged them to stop. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Facebook.
According to zheglova, last week the media announced the completion of the supply company “Baykar-Makina” armed drones “Bayraktar-total over 2”. In this connection, Russia calls on NATO to refrain from arms exports, which may be in the Donbas and used “against the civilian population”.
The foreign Ministry also commented on a two-day visit of ambassadors and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Ukraine. The Russian side said that Ukraine is moving towards NATO without the consent of the Ukrainian society and the government is trying to “impose a false geopolitical choice” population.
31 October in Kiev passed meeting of the Commission Ukraine – NATO. According to Stoltenberg, the Alliance supports Ukraine. “NATO is supported politically and practically Ukraine, helping to strengthen defense institutions, the Armed forces of Ukraine”, – said the NATO Secretary General.
Ambassadors from NATO and Ukraine in a joint statement on 31 October condemned the massive military buildup of Russia in the Crimea and demanded to return the Peninsula to Kiev and to end the war in the Donbass.
In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, in Eastern Ukraine, Russia has begun armed aggression. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.