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.