Lebedev: the conflict in Ukraine provoked by the actions of the Western countries
The conflict in Ukraine provoked by a variety of factors, including the destructive influence of Western countries, said the head of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev.
"The situation in the world remains complicated and tense. The interweaving of different factors, including destructive external influence from Western countries, provoked the Conflict in Ukraine has already led to numerous human victims ", - said Lebedev, speaking at the meeting of the Council of Ministers of defence (MES) CIS on Wednesday.
according to his statement, " the situation is of grave concern in the CIS countries, who unanimously in favor of the speedy normalization of the situation in the neighboring friendly country ".
Increased safety hazard to the CIS in other directions, said Lebedev." This increased tension in the Afghan-Pakistani region, the rise of terrorism and extremism in North Africa and the middle East, which are activated extremely aggressive radical group, " He said.
Lebedev said that these processes dictate the need to strengthen common efforts in the field of security." cooperation in the military sphere is seen as key areas of cooperation, " - said Lebedev.
He also clarified that the ongoing CIS defence Ministers Council efforts to improve military cooperation incessantly find support among the Supreme bodies of the CIS." for example, last may 29 in Kazakhstan meeting of the Council of CIS heads of government adopted the conceptual documents aimed at further development of cooperation in the field of counter-terrorism, radiological, chemical, biological security, training of military personnel ", - said Lebedev.