13.03.2014 17:12
Press office of President

O. Turchynov is confident that Russian military aggression will be stopped due to the joint efforts of all civilized countries

"We do everything to prevent war in Crimea and any other region of Ukraine," Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said in his interview to the TV channel "Rada".

At the same time he notes that such threat exists: when military intervention in Crimea began, a lot of military units of Russia where concentrated near the eastern border of Ukraine. "Formally they are ready to intervene in Ukraine at any time," he said.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have been brought into full alert. According to him, the government makes every effort for the army to be able to protect its country. "Still, we will use all our opportunities to solve this problem peacefully," O. Turchynov stressed.

"All civilized humanity supports us in this aspiration. All major countries of the world have taken the Ukrainian side and I am confident that this unification of international efforts and consolidation of all democratic countries will stop the aggression," the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada noted.

Complete version of the interview will be broadcasted on the TV channel "Rada". March 13, 20.00.

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