The proposal of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin addressed to the authorities of the Square, on the transfer of Kiev military vehicles and other equipment from the Russian Peninsula is the official and ultimate, now Ukraine has no more time to think, she is bound to answer unequivocally “Yes” or “no”. This statement was made on Tuesday, January 23, the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
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“Of course, can be official documents, mostly diplomatic notes, different kinds of messages, but in General, of course, the official statement of the head of state it’s hard not to be considered as a formal offer or official initiative,” — said the speaker of the Kremlin.
A spokesman for the Russian leader also refused to somehow interpret the statement of the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin Square that the proposal is a “trick”, marks RIA “news”.
“Let’s not engage in the interpretation, after all Kiev has to say Yes or no, wait,” — said Peskov.
According to him, Russia is not required to send Ukraine official notification or similar documents.
“I do not know whether any papers sent through diplomatic channels, but I repeat that even if they were not sent, then, by and large, this is not necessary because it was announced the official statement of the President”, — said Peskov.
Earlier, the representative of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs of the Crimea Sergey Tsekov said that the Ukrainian authorities “in any case” will take away warships from the Russian Peninsula.
Offer to give Ukraine military equipment, remaining there in 2014, announced the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. In the Kremlin then explained that it was a gesture of goodwill. However, in the Square it is not properly appreciated. So, Ukrainian General and is assumed that Russia can lay explosives in Ukraine transmitted to the equipment. And ran to the sarcastic comments from the Russian side.