Rasmussen: Russia removes from the border with Ukraine about 2 thirds of the troops
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that the Russian Federation takes or has taken away from the border with Ukraine districts about 2 thirds of the troops were there, reports Reuters.
first head of the Russian Federation centuries Putin said that he had given the order to withdraw the troops from places exercises in the border with Ukraine regions. The head of the Russian Federation noted that " when the weather is fine they (Western partners) will see it from space ". NATO has stated many times that he saw no evidence of withdrawal of Russian troops from the border with Ukraine, as long as this week has not declared the first sign of the beginning of the withdrawal of troops.
" We saw signs of at least a partial withdrawal of troops. According to our estimates, Russia has taken or takes about 2 thirds of the troops, " said Rasmussen, speaking during the session of the NATO parliamentary Assembly in Vilnius.
last week the head of the Russian General staff army General Valery Gerasimov said that the withdrawal of Russian troops that were involved in the exercises will take about 20 days.