Julia Timoshenkoto: RIA Novosti
The leader of the party “Batkivshchyna” former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that the reason for the imposition of martial law could create artificially. She declared to the edition “Ukrainian truth”.
Tymoshenko said that her party supported the imposition of martial law. However, at the moment, “most of the people and media in the world” I doubt that this really is the cause.
“If, God forbid to assume that was an artificial political reasons for the imposition of martial law, we should all think about how to prevent artificial escalation of violence,” — said Tymoshenko.
The politician was offered to hear the testimony of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Secretary of national security and defense Council (NSDC) Alexander Turchinov, and the heads of the power structures about how the situation of martial law, and only then make the decision. She added that the period of martial law may be reduced if it is not necessary.
At the end of November Russia has detained three Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait on charges of trespassing. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has considered the detention of vessels “an act of military aggression”, introduced in some areas of the country under martial law and has imposed restrictions on entry to the country for Russian men.
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