Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UNYurii Sergeiev stated this at a session of the UN Security Councilon Tuesday, Censor.NETreports citing Interfax-Ukraine. "We welcome theintention of the Russian president to cancel the decision of theFederation Council on the use of the armed forces on the territoryof Ukraine. However, we are witnessing a significant increase inthe concentration of troops and military vehicles of the RussianFederation in recent days in the border regions of Russia andUkraine," he said.
Thediplomat also noted that in response to the peace initiatives ofthe President of Ukraine the members of illegal armed groupscontinue to attack, explicitly breaking the truce. Therepresentative of Ukraine also urged all international partners tosupport the determined efforts of the Ukrainian authorities torestore peace.
"We askthe international community to support Poroshenko's plan for apeaceful reconciliation in eastern Ukraine," Sergeiev said.Cenzor.NET reported earlier that Putin was going to protectRussians and non-Russians in Ukraine instead of defending the stateof Ukraine.