Ukraine has no purpose “to defeat Russia,” said Poroshenko

Ukraine has no purpose “to defeat Russia,” said Poroshenko

MOSCOW, February 17 β€” RIA Novosti. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that his country aims to win over Russia. The words of the policy leads the TV channel “112”.

“We have no idea to defeat Russia,” said Poroshenko at the briefing in the conference on security in Munich.

According to him, Kiev is waiting for, when Moscow “will take away troops from the Ukrainian territory”, and up to this point Ukraine intends to confront the “aggression” of diplomatic and political means.

Before that on Saturday during lunch, the President said that Kiev will begin talks with Moscow only after “restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

Previously Poroshenko has accused Russia of “destabilizing the situation in Europe,” and initiating a “global hybrid war”. He also demanded to “ban the Russian flag” around the world.

The Russian side has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Moscow has also said that they are interested in the speedy implementation of the Minsk agreements and the establishment of peace in the Donbass.