Ukraine reserves the right to apply " all possible forms of the reflection of the armed aggression ", as well as applied " attacks on its territory ", reported in Thursday approved new edition of military doctrine of the country.
"Ukraine reserves the right to apply to the armed aggression reflect all the possible forms, methods and means of armed struggle, and attacks the enemy on its territory with observance of principles and norms of international law ", - said in the text of the military doctrine.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Thursday signed new military doctrine of the country, According to which "actual military danger" to Russia Ukraine carries. The document indicated that the maximum risk is the Danger of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine - " the main such threat is the likelihood of large-scale armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine ".
According to the text of a new military doctrine, the threat of Ukraine " is the military buildup in Russia's immediate proximity to the border of Ukraine, as well as among them the ability to deploy tactical nuclear weapons within the Crimea."
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to domestic conflict, support of militias and does not send troops in Donbass. Anyway, Kiev continues to accuse Russia of "military aggression" and occasionally "finds" in the East of Ukraine and in the border regions of Russia "certain units" of the armed forces, although international observers in the periodic inspections have never found any undeclared military activities.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 7, 9 thousand people. The question of resolving the situation in Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.