Russia has summoned the prime minister of Ukraine to apologize for the terrorist attack on his ambassador to Lviv.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry says Molotov’s shop was thrown at his ambassador to Lviv, Ukraine, and has staged a sit-in protest, calling it a “terrorist”.
The ministry on Friday summoned a Ukrainian official and apologized for the inconvenience. climbing conflicts between the two countries.
The Russian government also said that the letter was sent to the regional office of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine and a request to the Lviv police chief “for immediate action to strengthen the security of the agency. [consulate] and its employees, as well as investigating and punishing those responsible “.
The statement referred to the plot as a “dangerous incident” and criticized Ukrainian officials for this.
“Terrorists” against the Russian ambassador to Lviv have sparked hatred and animosity toward Russia in Ukraine, the ministry said.
“It is clear that the clear and unconstitutional action took place as a result of the crackdown on the Russophobic uprising in Ukraine, sparking hatred and animosity towards the Russian Federation,” it said.
“The Charge d’Affaires of Ukraine in the Russian Federation was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry, which held strong demonstrations necessary for the Ukrainian side to fulfill its international obligations to ensure security and to develop the necessary equipment for the Russian mission. and the ambassador, “the ministry said.
The Russian ministry has said it expects Ukrainian officials to take action to fulfill their international legal obligations, to recognize and hold accountable those responsible and to ensure that such incidents do not happen again.
“We also look forward to apologizing for Kyiv’s failure to meet his demands to ensure adequate security for the Russian embassy,” he said.
Ukrainian police in Lviv said they had launched an investigation into the incident, which they called a “conspiracy”.
US law enforcement officials say Russia has transferred 70,000 troops to its border with Ukraine.
This has caused panic in Kyiv and West to the Kremlin could spark a new war and its neighbor is an old province that decided to leave Moscow’s political path.
Earlier this month, a Ukrainian military expert told Al Jazeera that Russia could invade Ukraine from January, launching a “short and successful” war.
But Russia denies it wants to take over Ukraine and criticizes Ukrainian government officials for planning a crackdown on terrorists in eastern Ukraine – which Ukraine refuses.
Fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine began after Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. The conflict has killed more than 14,000 people and destroyed the Ukrainian city of Donbas.