"Russia will break-up and we will return Crimea. We have to be strong. And we will do it. There are hundreds of thousands of people in Crimea, who not just strive for the return but have committed their lives to this. And they will return Crimea," he said.
"Crimea will be reclaimed soon enough. There are prerequisites for this but I will not name all of them because it will take time. The Ukrainian society should demonstrate its strongest possible unity not to urge but to force our Western partners to join us," he added.