The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that the economic blockade in the Donbass will trigger a new round of escalation of the conflict. This is stated in the statement of the foreign Ministry.
“We call on Kiev to prevent this adventure, is able to exacerbate an already difficult situation,” – said in a statement.
As reported, on December 26, veterans of military operations in Eastern Ukraine and volunteers announced the beginning of the economic blockade of the so-called “DNR” and “LNR”. In particular, they reported that they launched a mobile group and started forming roadblocks to block illegal trade routes with the uncontrolled part of Donbass.
The Secretary of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the decision of the group of volunteers on blocking uncontrolled Ukrainian authorities territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions is exclusively in the competence of the President of Ukraine – Supreme commander Petro Poroshenko.
“A decision will be made to block, let block. No decision has been made Supreme commander – it means that no one will do”, he said.