After the information that on the border with the Crimea skirmish, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the foreign Ministry to arrange a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. In addition, he intends to discuss the situation in Normandy format, as well as to strengthen the group of troops in the region.
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Earlier it was reported about the shooting in Armyansk on the night of 7 August. It was reported that the shootout occurred between “saboteurs” and the FSB.
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However, the Chief Directorate of intelligence of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Valery Kondratyuk said that it was a skirmish military armed forces and border service of the FSB of Russia, two Russian divisions.
In connection with the incident on the border, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed the foreign Ministry to urgently arrange a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as with the Vice-President of the USA Joseph Biden and European Council head Donald Tusk.
The Ukrainian Chapter also instructed to bring in enhanced combat readiness of the military, employees of SBU and the national guard to strengthen border security, according to the official website of the President of Ukraine.
Poroshenko intends to request the OSCE mission to maximize the presence of observers in the area of administrative border with Crimea, and from the Russian side to allow observers on the objects in the Crimea.
Also Kiev has initiated consultations of the UN security Council over the incident on the border of Ukraine and Crimea. The UN security Council has already responded and promised to discuss the tense relations between Russia and Ukraine.
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