President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko told about how many military equipment supplied Russia to occupied Donbas. The Head of State described this in his article in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
"According to the Ukrainian secret service in Donbas there are more than 700 Russian tanks, over 1,250 artillery systems, more than 1000 armored personnel carriers, and more than 300 rocket launchers ... Without Russia, the huge military potential could not appear there," - wrote Poroshenko.
Also President of Ukraine said that the political settlement of the situation in Donbas should be preceded by progress on security issues. This was reported by his press office.
"In the" Normandy format "in the framework of the Minsk process, our diplomats keep negotiating position, according to which the steps for a political settlement should precede absolutely necessary, obvious, tangible and undeniable progress in terms of security," - he said.