Russian President’s AnnouncementVladimir Putin, of a partial mobilization to defend the integrity territory of Russia isworrying,” said British Foreign Secretary of State Gillian Keegan on Wednesday.
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Speaking to Sky News, Keegan urged calm before this statement but pointed out that the speech that Putin made this Wednesday to his country must be taken “very seriously”.
This is “obviously an escalation and of course now the Russian people will be recruited for this war” in Ukraine, stressed the Secretary of State, after Putin said that the goal of the West is to “weaken, divide and destroy” Russia.
Keegan insisted that the UK will help the Ukrainian people “as much as we can”.
The British Government reported on Tuesday that it is committed to matching the military aid provided by 2023 to Ukraine this year, estimated at 2,300 million pounds (2,622 million euros), and to support the security and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
With information from EFE