UN welcomes removal of Russia’s troops from border with Ukraine

UN welcomes the decision of the Russian Federation to return troops from the border with Ukraine to the place of permanent deployment. This was announced on Friday at the briefing The official representative of the UN Secretary-General Stefan Duzharrick, reports TASS.

“We welcome any steps that help de essay in this region. We expressed concern about its growth. Those measures that reduce tensions, as in this case, we welcome,” he said, answering a request to comment on the relevant decision of the Russian Federation .

On Thursday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu decided to complete the test activities in the Southern and West Military Districts, since all goals have been achieved. He ordered until May 1st this year to return to the places of permanent dislocation of troops, which were involved in the course of exercises in the south of Russia.