Oleksandr Turchynov: Ukraine will adequately respond to any provocations of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Azov
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are planning to conduct military exercises
in the Sea of Azov. This was stated by Secretary of the National Security and
Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov during a joint briefing with Head
of the National Security Bureau of the Republic of Poland Pawel Soloch,
answering the journalists' questions.
According to him, under
the decision of the NSDC of Ukraine, in response to Russia's aggressive policy in
the Sea of Azov, "the buildup of our military component is conducted - a ship-boat
group of the Naval Forces has been established, the coastal defense and
aviation component have been significantly strengthened". "We are ready to
respond to any provocations of the Russian side", - he stated.