Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat
Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat
Donald Trump has said that he will not meet Russian president Vladimir Putin
29 November, 2018, 07:13
"Putin wants the old Russian empire back", he said.
He said the Ukrainian ships had entered Russian territorial waters and refused to respond to requests to stop from Russian patrol boats. "What were they supposed to do?", he said. Putin said when asked about the incident at an worldwide investment forum in Moscow. "They would do the same in your country".
"Ukraine is under threat of full-scale war with Russia", Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday, adding that the number of Russian units stationed along the border had "grown dramatically".
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to send ships to the Sea of Azov following a naval confrontation with Russian Federation off Crimea.
Western governments have backed the Ukrainian government.
Trump on Tuesday threatened to cancel planned talks with Putin at this week's G20 summit in Buenos Aires over the incident.
National Security adviser John Bolton said Mr Trump will also be meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Argentine president Mauricio Macri, South Korea's Moon Jae-in, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.
Kiev has demanded the return of its ships and the release of 24 sailors taken prisoner during the confrontation.
Captured Ukrainian navy sailors are conveyed to Kiev district court of Simferopol, Crimea.
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News of missile deployments to Crimea come just a couple of days after a serious naval clash between Russian Federation and Ukraine on Sunday in the Sea of Azov, which is shared territorial waters under a 2003 treaty signed by the two countries.
Just days after a major clash between Russia and Ukraine, the Russian military has announced plans to send more S-400 surface-to-air missile systems into Crimea.
The Ukrainian Parliament approved the introduction of martial law after Poroshenko reassured some skeptical lawmakers that it would not be used to curb civil liberties or delay elections scheduled for next year.
It was unclear how it would be applied in the border areas and Poroshenko has suggested it is meant essentially as a preventative measure.
The United States also wants its European allies to consider further sanctions against Russian Federation over the situation in Ukraine, the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations said on Wednesday.
Russian Federation asserts that the ships, which were travelling to the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol from Odessa by way of the Kerch Strait, failed to request authorization and engaged in risky maneuvers. Putin's claim that the Ukrainian vessels had illegally crossed into Russian waters was echoed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
"It was said that Trump is planning a range of meetings, including with Putin", Peskov said.
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