The defense Ministry
The inspection team from Ukraine carried out an inspection on the territory of the southern military district of Russia. This was announced by the head of the Russian national Centre for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov. His words convey the Rambler/news, citing RT.
“The inspection was conducted within the framework of the Vienna document 2011 on confidence-building measures and security in the area of Rostov-on-don, Azov, Taganrog, Novoshakhtinsk, Kamensk-Shakhty and Novocherkassk,” – said Ryzhkov.
As noted in the publication, in the Ukrainian inspection team also included representatives of Denmark and Canada. The inspection took place from 16 to 19 January. The Russian side, as noted Ryzhkov, has fulfilled all the wishes of the inspection team.
“In particular, the inspectors were provided with the opportunity to visit the military training grounds “Kadamovsky” and “Kuzminki”, the railway station loading and unloading “Matveev Kurgan” and “Hopry,” – said Ryzhkov.
Military activities of the Russian Armed forces in the inspected area has not been established. Providing access to the Ukrainian inspection team at the specified area, the Russian authorities had complied fully with international obligations. However, as noted by the representative of the centre, head of the Ukrainian group refused to provide the Russian side insights group. Ryzhkov expressed the hope that Kiev authorities will abandon far-fetched accusations against Moscow and will listen to real results of the inspection.