UNITED NATIONS, February 16. /TASS/. Russian troops stay on the territory of the Russian Federation and pose no risk to anybody, Russian First Deputy Everlasting Consultant to the UN Dmitry Polyansky instructed reporters on Tuesday.
“I do not learn about any threats. Our troops on our territory current risk to nobody,” he stated, commenting on Western media reviews of an alleged Russian ‘risk.’
When requested to touch upon the return of Russian servicemen to their residence bases after workout routines, the diplomat stated Russia was talking about that from the very outset. “We stated it from the start, so nothing extraordinary,” he added.
Polyansky stated he had no details about when different Russian army items would full their workout routines.
“I feel it is as much as the Ministry of Protection. In a single week’s time, coaching with Belarus, I feel, might be over. As for the remainder of the troops, I do not know. I do not know in regards to the numbers, as a result of there are loads of speculations about it. I have not seen confirmations, solely speculations in Western press,” he stated.
Issues over Moscow’s alleged preparations for an invasion into Ukraine have turn into increasingly frequent within the West and in Kiev just lately. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov castigated these statements as an empty and groundless escalation of stress, emphasizing that Russia posed no risk to anybody. On the similar time, the Kremlin press secretary didn’t rule out attainable provocations to justify such claims and warned that the makes an attempt to resolve the Ukrainian battle by power would carry extraordinarily critical penalties.