Russia will never be at war with Ukraine, said the Deputy defense Minister of Russia Anatoly Antonov.
"We Under no circumstances with Ukraine are not going to fight. Ukraine is not the enemy! I even not allow such calculations. I think mad enough at Kiev, not to provoke us ", - quotes RIA "news" words Antonov in an interview with " Komsomolskaya Pravda ".
the Deputy Minister hopes that Germany And France will exert their influence to prevent the resumption of Kiev fighting in the South-East of the country." And Russia in Europe will provide assistance, " - said Antonov. However, he condemned the US intention to supply weapons to Ukraine." maybe he (President Barack Obama) listened to the advice of Angela Merkel, who specially visited Washington to protect an ally from a serious error " - said Antonov." Wrong this decision And We believe, As it is contrary to the Minsk agreements And could undermine the joint efforts of the EU And Russia for a peaceful diplomatic resolution of the conflict situation in the Donbass, lead to escalation of tension in the region, " he added. According to his statement, it is Clear that recovery of hostilities in the South-East of Ukraine will not help stabilize the situation in the European Union, to strengthen the unity within the EU in solving the most important economic, political And military issues. on 24 March a resolution calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to send weapons to Ukraine was adopted by the chamber authorized the U.S. Congress. The head of Barack Obama as long as procrastinating. As said, the U.S. assistant Secretary of state on problems of Eurasia And Europe, Victoria Nuland, the US have opportunity to send lethal weapons to Ukraine in the event of a new outbreak of violence in the country. Meanwhile, White house press Secretary Eric Schultz recognized that, in the opinion of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama, Ukraine will only lead to more violence. In the Russian capital act very quickly against delivery of American weapons to Ukraine, saying it would pose a danger to the Russian Federation. At the same time, the US And other Western countries continue to supply to Ukraine lethal weapons. March 26, Ukraine received the 1st batch of military vehicles Humvee. In General the US plan to supply Kiev 230 such vehicles, other vehicles must do in the next 45 days. As said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the Humvee will be equipped with weapons And sent into the zone of "special operations" in the Donbass. In addition, in April Ukraine arrived about 300 American military, which, As announced, will train the Ukrainian military.