Ukrainian crisis: Facing Russia, Kiev wants to equip themselves with Western arms
© Jorono / 1035 Images Ukrainian crisis: Facing Russia, Kiev wants to equip themselves with Western arms Ukraine wants to acquire "defensive" weapons with Westerners in the "aggressiveness" of Russia at his borders, said Thursday the head of the Ukrainian diplomacy Dmyro Kouleba. "The aggressiveness of Russia has increased considerably in recent weeks," said Ukrainian diplomacy Dmyro Kouleba at a press briefing.
Brussels. NATO is worried at the Ukrainian border in view of the persistent Russian troop march and urged the government in Moscow to deflect. © Olivier Matthys NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday evening in Brussels.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warns Russia: "Every use of violence against Ukraine will have consequences, will lead to costs for Russia," said the Norwegian in Brussels.
The NATO Foreign Ministers want to advise up the situation on the border between Ukraine and Russia next week in Riga. One see there an unusual concentration of Russian military forces, said Stoltenberg. He called the use of heavy equipment, armored vehicles, tanks, drones, electronic warfare systems as well as troops in fight readiness. In addition, there is an aggressive rhetoric of Russia. "We are of course worried about what we see in and around Ukraine."
There is no certainty about the intention of Moscow, but Russia has already attacked Ukraine. Russia continues to exhibit illegally the Crimea, destabilizing the East Ukraine and continue to lead cyber attacks against the country. All these are reasons to be very worried, Stoltenberg said. To call Russia to be transparent, de-escalate and to reduce tensions.
Paris, London, Rome, Berlin and Washington defend the sovereignty of Ukraine .
© Via Reuters The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky participates in a ceremony in Kharkiv, December 6, 2021. France, the United Kingdom, the United Kingdom Italy, Germany and the United States expressed on Monday their "determination that the sovereignty" of Ukraine "be respected", while the threat of a Russian invasion. For its part, Washington has promised to react in case of aggression, but not to intervene militarily. The West rises the tone.