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 Ukraine's Armed Forces on Putin's initiative: We follow the situation and take measures

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Deputy PR head of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuzef Venskovych says Ukraine is following the situation regarding President Putin's initiative to use anti-air defense systems on borders of Belarus with EU and Ukraine, and will take measures.

Venskovych told journalists on Friday, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

Commenting on the situation with possible deployment of anti-air defense systems on Belarus's border with Ukraine, he cited the Chief of the General Staff Viktor Muzhenko as saying that "any situation is being followed, and measures taken."

Venskovych added that the Armed Forces of Ukraine do not violate borders of neighboring countries, i.e. they do not provide reasons for use of these means that might be deployed.

See more: Putin introduced bill to Duma that allows using anti-aircraft defense on Ukraine and Belarus border. DOCUMENT (in Russian)

"Our air forces act solely on Ukrainian territory," he said.

As reported, on Aug. 10 Russian President Putin introduced a bill to State Duma that allows using anti-aircraft defense on Ukraine and Belarus border.

 
 
 
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