Ukraine asked on Sunday Russia withdraw its troops from the border and continue dialogue with Western countries if it is “seriously” willing to de-escalate tensions in fear of an invasion.
“If the Russian officials are serious when they say they do not want a new war, Russia must continue its diplomatic engagement and withdraw the military forces deployed on the border with Ukraine and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine,” the Ukrainian minister of defense said. External relationships, Dmytro Kuleba, in a tweet.
Moscow It has deployed more than 100,000 soldiers and heavy weapons to the border with Ukraine, according to Western countries, which fear the Kremlin is carrying out a military incursion into the neighboring country.
“Diplomacy is the only responsible way,” Kuleba added.
The government of Russia He denies that he intends to invade Ukraine and insists that he does not want a war, he only seeks guarantees from the United States and NATO for his security.