Today, Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that Kiev has sent 125,000 soldiers to the conflict zone in Donbass, which is equivalent to half of its forces.
“The Ukrainian army is mobilizing its forces and deploying heavy equipment and personnel. According to some reports, the number of forces … in the conflict zone has already reached 125,000 people, and this is, to be clear, half the number of forces,” said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. armed forces of Ukraine.
The Foreign Ministry spokeswoman expressed Moscow’s concern over Kiev’s de facto rejection of a peaceful settlement of this issue.
Zakharova noted that the bill presented by President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada stipulates the possibility of foreign forces in the country in 2022, adding that this directly contradicts the Minsk agreements.
Commenting on Kiev’s allegations about an imminent Russian military attack on Ukraine, Zakharova said that these allegations are just fits of hysteria, and a maneuver to divert attention from the Ukrainian military operations in the distance.
The spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry called “the NATO countries to stop provocations and encourage the military plans of the Kiev regime, and make every effort to urge Kiev to establish direct dialogue with Donetsk and Luhansk in order to find a peaceful and sustainable solution to the internal Ukrainian conflict in accordance with a set of measures, stipulated by the UN Security Council.” Who, in turn, incorporated the Minsk Agreements into his decisions.
Source: RIA Novosti
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