Yuri Bertotto: RIA Novosti
Ukraine has power for several minutes to destroy the Russian ships in Azov sea. In an interview with “Observer” said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Yuri Birch.
“If you look at the map where the sea of Azov, with proper placement and mounting of rocket batteries in any Navy, who come back destroyed just five to ten minutes,” — said the MP.
Birch is convinced that Kiev has the means to counter the Russian Navy. “By measuring the distance at which the can be ships, you can even take adopted, which was in 1991 in the Soviet Union — almost all of it from us — and rocket-artillery systems will be able to suppress virtually any Navy,” — said the Deputy.
“Distribution of sea that was in the days of previous presidents, not in favor of Ukraine, and here [Ukrainian President Petro] Poroshenko should put the task of the Ministry of foreign Affairs: we need to break, how to defend, where to appeal to international institutions to appeal to our partners, and where to sue in international courts,” — said Birch. He believes that Kiev needs to sever all contracts that do not meet the interests of Ukraine.
On 29 August it was reported that Ukraine has decided to increase its military presence in the sea of Azov. In the near future Kiev will increase naval grouping in the region, the forces of Marines and artillery. Representatives of naval forces of countries reported that such measures are necessary “to help protect all borders and peaceful industrial activity in the sea of Azov”.
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