Poroshenko made a statement before the vote on the military situation. The head of state has announced that according to intelligence data Russia is preparing for an attack on Ukraine along the border.
“The military situation will begin from November 28, at 9 am. No one will say “they don’t hide there”. This is a arrogant participation of the regular units of the Russian Federation, this is an attack on the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is a planned element of escalation in the Sea of Azov. I have intelligence data on the enemy’s forces is 10 kilometres from our entire border along Russia”, Poroshenko said.
The president called on his fellow citizens to keep calm, he said that no full or partial mobilization is planned. The military state is being introduced to strengthen the country’s defence capability.
“Will continue our attempts to resolve the conflict by diplomatic means”, Poroshenko said.