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 Ukraine Awaits the Russian Federation Explanation About the Purpose of Accumulation of Russian Troops at the Border Until the Evening

Russia should explain the purpose of military exercises near the Ukrainian border today till 07.00 pm.

The Foreign Ministry policy and communicationsdepartment deputy director Vasyl Zvarych said this at the briefingin Kyiv, Censor.NET informsciting UNIAN.

Accordingto him, in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Documentthe response should be sent within 48 hours since the receipt ofrequest.

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Accordingto Zvarych the Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not expect ameaningful response from Russia as it has repeatedly ignored itscommitments. "At the same time we hope that our requests willattract the attention of other OSCE participating States and willbe an important indicator of aggressive preparations undertaken byRussia against Ukraine," Zvarych said.

Heexplained that due to the fact that the Russian Federation hasannounced large scale military air exercises during August 4-8, theUkrainian side has again sent the request demanding the explanationof the purpose of the exercise from Russia.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n296942