Russia does everything for Donbas to remain instrument destabilizing Ukraine and Europe, Turchynov says

National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov held a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch.

Censor.NET reports citing the NSDC press service.

Turchynov and Yovanovitch discussed the current security situation in Ukraine and intensification of cooperation between the two countries in the military and technical sector.

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According to Turchynov, the Russian Federation is doing everything for the Donbas to remain the instrument destabilizing Ukraine and Europe.

"The Russian terrorist groups are making every effort to disavow and disrupt the Minsk deal," he added.

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The sides also tackled the issue of military and technical cooperation in the context of military challenges Europe and the Middle East were facing, which also posed threat to the security of the whole world, as well as joint measures to combat international terrorism.

In turn, Marie Yovanovitch noted that the U.S. had always been and would remain "Ukraine's reliable partner."

"We are interested in the continuation and deepening of cooperation," she stressed.


Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n406198