Yatsenyuk Instructs Heads of Defense and Interior Ministries to Keep Troops on Full Battle Alert

Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has instructed Defense Minister Valerii Heletei and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov to keep troops in a state of combat readiness.

According to Censor.NET citing UkrainianNews, he has stated this during a meeting of the Cabinet ofMinisters.

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"Iask the Minister of Defense and Minister of Interior - full combatreadiness, provision of the Army, National Guard with everythingthey need, we have the funds," the Prime Ministersaid.

Yatsenyuk said that theimplementation of the peace plan should not in any way allow us tolower the guard.

"Constant readiness. There is notrust, especially in regard to the Russians," hestressed.

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The Prime Minister insists onthe need for further peace negotiations solely in the format of 4parties - Ukraine, Russia, the EU and the UnitedStates.

Yatsenyuk says the legalizationof the LPR and DPR is out of the question.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n303060