In Ukraine defused two groups, possibly related to international terrorism — Poroshenko

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that representatives of the security service defused on the territory of Ukraine two terrorist groups that are relevant to international terrorist groups.

Poroshenko stressed the importance of ensuring security during the elections
In Ukraine for the next two weeks law enforcement agencies have been translated into enhanced mode.
Poroshenko instructed to strengthen security measures at airports, city centres and on the borders

«Ukrainian forces had killed two of the group who are suspected of preparing terrorist attacks and represent certain international terrorist groups,» he said at a meeting with security officials on Saturday, November 14, reports the press service of the head of state.

He said that last night heard a report on the RAID from the head of the SBU Vasily Gritsak, who went into the zone ATO.

The head of state has tasked the heads of relevant departments to enhance coordination with international partners and exchanging information on possible terrorist threats.

«It’s not only France, but also UK, US, all of our partners and international organizations to combat terrorism.

Also Poroshenko has instructed the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov and the head of the National police Khatia Dekanoidze to hold an interagency meeting to strengthen security measures throughout the country in connection with growth of terrorist threat in the world.

«The President has instructed the heads of the interior Ministry and National police to take action and conduct an interagency meeting with the involvement of the SBU to coordinate action against terrorism. Should also be given instructions to the leadership of the National guard of Ukraine», — reports a press-service.

«Today, at least two weeks to enter the strengthened mode of service, set strict control at the entrance to major cities in Ukraine, to determine the increased security in airports, railway stations, on bridges and in all places where mass people gather,» said the head of state.

In addition, on his behalf, it is necessary to strengthen security measures in support of official delegations.

«Must demonstrate efficient and effective protection. I beg with all seriousness to the threats that have arisen», — said Poroshenko.

Special attention was paid to the issue of increasing the combat readiness of the State border service of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Armed forces on the contact line in the zone of the antiterrorist operation.

Previously Poroshenko has held a meeting with heads of law enforcement agencies and instructed to take measures to ensure security in Ukraine.

Poroshenko stressed the importance of ensuring security during the elections

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed the importance of ensuring security during the elections, which will be held Sunday, November 15. According to the Official Internet representation of the President of Ukraine, the head of state said during an urgent meeting with heads of law enforcement agencies in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris.

«We must coordinate so not to let anyone to disrupt the electoral process», — said the President.

In turn the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov informed that in the morning has staff held a meeting with heads of Service on emergency situations, National guard, police. Already strengthened the protection of certain public facilities, infrastructure and public institutions. «We will not allow anyone to destabilize the situation», — said Avakov.

The head of the National police khatia Dekanoidze noted that all units operate in emergency mode to ensure the safety of roads and bridges, embassies, railway stations and airports. In particular, she said, strengthened the protection of the stadium in Lviv, where today will take place the match between teams of Ukraine and Slovenia.

Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that today at the Foreign Ministry will host a special meeting of the operational headquarters. «Arsen Avakov and khatia Dekanoidze talked about safety of citizens in the country, and we should be concerned about their security outside of Ukraine. Today we will conduct an additional risk assessment, not only in France. And the results make conclusions», — said the Minister, adding that there will also be consultations with tour operators.

The Foreign Ministry and the Embassy established hotlines. «The situation is evolving — we appealed to all citizens of Ukraine, if possible while they abstained from traveling to the region of Paris. We also informed all about the security mode that is valid in the city», — said the Minister. In addition, the MFA agrees with the partners the possibility of treatment of Ukrainians in case you need assistance to EU institutions.

In Ukraine for the next two weeks law enforcement agencies have been translated into enhanced mode.

In connection with the tragic events in Paris and to prevent destabilization of the situation in Ukraine for the next two weeks law enforcement agencies are switching to enhanced mode. This is stated in the statement of the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, reports the press service of the Ministry.

«In accordance with decisions taken at a coordination meeting chaired by the President of Ukraine, key infrastructure (airports, train stations, bus terminals, subways, tracks and bridges of national importance, the objects of the military-industrial complex, etc.), diplomatic institutions, places of a mass congestion of people are translated on the strengthened mode of protection», — the document says.

It is also noted that to ensure the safety of all personnel involved in the internal Affairs bodies — the national police, the national guard, State emergency service, the State border service.

Thus Avakov urged citizens to be understanding to the requirements of law enforcement agencies about stopping and checking the documents and vehicles.

«I ask you to refrain from actions, which can be used by destructive forces and cause a threat to public safety. I urge you to be vigilant and to immediately inform law enforcement authorities (the nearest policeman or phone 102) on the persons behavior or appearance which causes suspicion, and suspicious items,» said the Minister of internal Affairs.




In Ukraine defused two groups, possibly related to international terrorism — Poroshenko 14.11.2015

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