The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that the Danger of large-scale hostilities in the East of Ukraine is not only maintained, but increased, and this requires rapid regrouping of troops.
The Council of national security and defense of Ukraine at the meeting on Wednesday discussing additional measures to maintain the defense and the draft strategy of national security.
"Opening the meeting, the leader said that the Danger of large-scale hostilities against Russian-terrorist groups not only maintained, but increased, which requires additional measures to ensure the defense of the country ", - is informed in the report of his press-service.
According to Poroshenko, it suggests measures " from the operative to the rearrangement of classes and they are strong points, clarify the objectives of the fifth wave of mobilization, improvement of antilanding and anti-sabotage defense of Mariupol, Berdyansk and all of the Azov coast, up to the strategy of national security ".
Poroshenko also said that the enemy's forces in the Donbass more than 40 thousand people." According to the President, the combined enemy troops in the Donbas with regard to terrorists, illegal armed groups is more than 40 thousand people, but the Russian military group close to the state border is more than 50 thousand soldiers, almost one and a half times more than in July 2014 ", - stated in the message the press service Poroshenko.
The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine and Western countries and first of many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in the Donbas, as well as among them in the contraction of the military to the border. Evidence for this was provided. International inspections have not detected any violations from the Russian Federation at the border line with Ukraine, as well as among them undeclared military activities.
the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation called this statement " public unsubstantiated insinuations ". The official representative of the Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov noted that such statements " were not and there are no facts." First, Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.