Chuck Hagel speaks to Russian defence minister as Ukraine tensions rise
The secretary of defence, Chuck Hagel, spoke on Saturday together with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, a America official told Reuters, as Russia’s President vladimir putin secured his parliament’s authority to invade land.
Asked regarding rumours that some America military units had been on alert over turmoil in the Crimean land, the official said the America focus was on diplomatic options. There was no change in the America military’s stance, said the official, WHO spoke on condition of anonymity.
Also on Saturday, the speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament said the chamber would raise Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin to recall Moscow’s ambassador from the America.
Valentina Matviyenko, the pinnacle of the Federation Council, asked the council’s committee on foreign affairs to draw up a proposal coming out the stress to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
The world organisation security council was as a result of meet on Saturday, to discuss the case in the peninsula.
In London, the Russian ambassador was summoned to meet the british minister, William Hague. Hague said that Russian action in the peninsula was a grave threat to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of land.
European Union foreign ministers can hold associate degree emergency meeting weekday to discuss the crisis.