Turchynov: Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is a challenge to Europe

Kyiv is hosting a forum on defense and security under the patronage of the Defense Ministry and the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" with the participation of the President Petro Poroshenko, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and NSDC Secretary Oleks

18 February 2016 11:27

- Two years ago, the Russian Federation started a brutal aggression against Ukraine since it wanted to impede Ukraine’s movement into Europe, said the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov speaking at the forum on defense and security - 2016, held in Kiev on February 18.

He noted that Russia's aggression against Ukraine, border changes and occupation of a part of the sovereign state is a challenge to the collective security of Europe.

Turchinov stressed that democratic countries must work together for the sake of security both in Europe and in the world, according to a QHA newsman.