Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine commented the statement of Vladimir Putin, the Russian President on the readiness to pass Ukraine the military vehicles based in occupied Crimea during his visit to Mariupol as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.
'I have the crossing offer for the Russian president; I offer to return Crimea along with the fleet. We are ready to accept it in the near time', Groysman claimed.
The offer to Putin was made in Russia language unlike the other part of his communication with the mass media.
As we reported Vladimir Putin, the Russian President claimed that Russia is ready to return to Ukraine the old military vehicles based in Crimea. He noticed that the issue is about 'dozens of ships and combat aircraft – are in terrible conditions'.
According to Ihor Voronchenko, the Commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine, two battalions of the infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carrier remained in Crimea. Also, there are seven artillery battalions and four mortar batteries. The aerotechnics that are ready for use stay in Ukraine.