After Ukraine has imposed material law in border on Wednesday, as mounted tensions by Russia over capturing three Ukrainian warships, United States President Donald Trump has on Thursday, threatened Russia to cancel meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Argentina.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s spokesperson has confirmed that they has imposed the act of material law in border (Ukraine-Russia) over the 10 regions near border.
Trump has showed concern over this matter and has threatened Putin considering cancelling of meeting between him and Putin at G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Trump said, after discussing and hearing reports from the national security advisers over this matter, he will decide whether to have a meeting with Putin or not.
According to news reports, Trump said, “That will be very determinative,” adding, “Maybe I won’t have the meeting.”
Poroshenko on Tuesday, said the number of Russian forces had “grown dramatically” at border with Ukraine. Poroshenko said, “I don’t want anyone to think this is fun and games. Ukraine is under threat of full-scale war with Russia.”
Western government has accused Russia of illegally capturing three Ukrainian warships and has also rallied for Ukraine. Along with United States, France, Germany, Britain and many others have on Monday, presented their support to Ukraine and termed the act of Russia as “predictably anti-Russian”.
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said, “The preparations are continuing. The meeting is agreed. We don’t have any different information from our American colleagues.”
It also said, the “dangerous incident’ is “provoked by authorities in Kiev”.