Dzhabarov guess that’s why Kiev does not take equipment from the Crimea
MOSCOW, January 23 — RIA Novosti. Ukrainian military equipment left in Crimea, practically turned into scrap metal, this explains the reluctance of Kiev to take Ukraine also fears that taking technique, will close for themselves the question of affiliation of the Peninsula, told RIA Novosti the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that Kiev has not received from Russia official proposals for the return of weapons from Crimea.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia was ready to offer Ukraine military ships and aircraft from the Crimea, although they are in poor condition, and to waste not to transport ammunition to Russia is ready to invite Ukrainian experts.
“In fact, all military equipment and weapons that Ukraine remained in the Crimea, are a pile of scrap metal. Perhaps it could be restored, but it takes money and desire, neither in Ukraine no” — said dzhabarov.
The Senator stressed that Ukraine is worried that taking military equipment from the Crimea, she thereby close to themselves the question of affiliation of the Peninsula and admits it the Russian.
“But it’s undignified game. This question has long been, almost four years ago, decided in a referendum, when the population of the Crimea decided to correct a historical error (Secretary General of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita) Khrushchev, irresponsibly handed the Republic of Ukraine,” — said dzhabarov.