MOSCOW, April 30 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia urged Kiev to immediately stop its belligerent rhetoric that intimidates people.
“On April 30, ‘acting Ukrainian President’ Alexander Turchinov declared that the Armed Forces of Ukraine had been put on high alert. We are concerned about these militarist statements of the Kiev authorities,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, April 30.
“We are insisting that Kiev immediately stop its belligerent rhetoric aimed at intimidating its own population, prevent the use of force and commence a pan-Ukrainian dialogue in search for a national consensus in the country,” it said.