MOSCOW, June 17. /ITAR-TASS/. A Russian lawmaker has warned that unilateral border demarcation by Ukraine will not be legitimate, commenting on the statement by the Ukrainian Security Council.
"If Kiev is out of the picture, unilateral demarcation of the border will not happen. This is a joint action," Alexei Pushkov, Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on International Affairs wrote on his Twitter microblog.
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine authorized the government to conduct a unilateral demarcation of the Ukrainian-Russian border, Security Council Secretary Andriy Parubiy told reporters on Monday said after the Security Council meeting chaired by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
"The Cabinet was instructed to conduct the unilateral demarcation of the Ukrainian-Russian border, to ensure its proper engineering development in accordance with today's threats to the national security," he said.