MOSCOW, November 11. / TASS /. Moscow Washington and NATO have a sober assessment of the risks associated with US military activity in the Black Sea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told TASS on Thursday.
“They periodically conduct their so-called training activities.” our will and determination to defend our own interests.
According to Ryabkov, in the political line of Ukraine “cynicism is overwhelming, denial of the fundamental grounds for the South-East of the country in the form of the Minsk package of measures is growing.” “All this leads to the accumulation of conflict potential in the region, but we are showing restraint,” said the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.
Rya kontrolbkov notes that Russia fully controls the situation around the US exercises in the Black Sea and is ready to respond to any provocation. “The situation is completely under control, and we have an answer to any provocation, as we have repeatedly demonstrated in the past,” he said.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation issued a statement according to which the United States is forming a multinational group of armed forces in the immediate vicinity of the internal border. The department explained that the US Navy ships are involved in attracting the multinational exercises conducted by the US forces in Europe in the Black Sea region. The Ministry of Defense emphasized that it was about unscheduled actions of the US forces, and noted that these actions are destabilizing factors in the region, one of the goals of which is the military development of the territory of Ukraine. The Russian armed forces are conducting continuous and monitoring the situation.