Pavlo Klimkin: Russian Troops on the border with Ukraine demonstrate readiness for full-scale invasion

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the placing on the border with Ukraine its troops, Russia has shown a willingness to full-scale invasion.

“Russia keeps a military presence. She is trying to destabilize the situation along the border. Thus showing, that at any moment a Russian invasion may acquire more ambitious,” — said Klimkin.

He also noted that while there is no reason to in the near future, a meeting of “Norman Quartet”, as the Russian side is blocking the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

“Working on the road map, we are much farther away from what I was agreeing to Russia during the summit in Berlin, where it was agreed that we will consistently work on a road map. Now the Russian side has consistently blocked. So go to the political level — the level of Ministers in the coming weeks — without that we had a position for discussion, I’m such a chance today do not see”, — said the head of the MFA of Ukraine.

As reported by “5 channel” the Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko does not exclude the accession in 2017, another side to the negotiations in the “Norman format”.