"The EU is following closely the military buildup along Russia’s border with Ukraine. De-escalation and stability are essential," Michel said.
Discussed with President @KremlinRussia_E migration crisis in #Belarus— Charles Michel (@eucopresident) November 24, 2021
The EU is following closely the military buildup along Russia’s border with Ukraine.
De-escalation and stability are essential. pic.twitter.com/T7FJ7JtblN
And meanwhile the press service of Kremlin said that the Russian president had expressed concern over the ongoing provocations of the Ukrainian side aimed at exacerbating the situation on the line of contact.Putin stressed the lack of alternatives to the Minsk package of measures as a basis for resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
The President of the Russian Federation also pointed out the need to stop Kyiv's policy of discrimination against the Russian-speaking population, which violates Ukraine's international obligations.
As we reported, Politico published new satellite photos taken by Western experts confirm the reports that Russia is again concentrating troops and military hardware on the border with Ukraine. The images were taken by Colorado-based US space technology company Maxar Technologies.
Later Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Secretary Oleksiy Danilov, in his turn, called this information “deliberate disinformation”.
Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that Pentagon is monitoring Russian military activity near Ukraine.
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell warned that if the situation on Ukraine's borders worsens, the EU will not be able to support Kyiv with troops.