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 Ukrainian News, he has stated this during a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

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"I ask the Minister of Defense and Minister of Interior - full combat readiness, provision of the Army, National Guard with everything they need, we have the funds," the Prime Minister said.

Yatsenyuk said that the implementation of the peace plan should not in any way allow us to lower the guard.

"Constant readiness. There is no trust, especially in regard to the Russians," he stressed.

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

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

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