After Kiev accused Moscow of gathering thousands of soldiers on its common border and Crimea, the goal was to allow the situation to “escalate.”
U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Merkel agreed in a telephone interview on Wednesday, April 14th, calling on Russia to cut its troops on the Ukrainian border because the local situation is “poison”.
The purpose is to allow “Downgrade” Regarding this situation, Angela Merkel’s spokesperson said in a statement. The White House also pointed out in the statement, “The leaders expressed concern about the Russian army’s build-up on the Ukrainian border and the occupied Crimea, and reiterated support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”.
In the morning, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer accused Russia of “provocative” In the case of Ukraine, the situation was under surveillance “worry”. “We will do our best to ensure that things do not degenerate”, She added, greetings Kiev’s response so far “Measured”.
Moscow has assembled thousands of soldiers on the border of the former Soviet republic that aspires to join NATO. At the same time, since the beginning of the year, the conflict between the Kiev forces in eastern Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists has returned to violence.
The defense ministers of the 30 NATO member states met with US Foreign Secretary Antony Blinken in a video conference on Wednesday, who came to the Union headquarters in Brussels in particular, which was related to Russia’s tensions in Ukraine.