Saturday, February 27, 2016

President Poroshenko ordered Defense Ministry to strengthen positions along Black Sea coast

February 27, 2016 (112 TV channel) President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko ordered the Defense Ministry to develop proposals to strengthen the military capabilities of Ukraine in the Kherson region, and along the Black Sea coast.

He stated this during his address on the occasion of the Crimean Tatar resistance to the Russian occupation anniversary. Poroshenko noted that the Russian military presence has increased significantly in Crimea region. “Crimean peninsula is transforming from the blooming international resort to a large military base, which creates the threats, including nuclear, not only to Ukraine but to all countries of the Black Sea region", - Petro Poroshenko said.