Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that no matter how “difficult” his country would continue its development, he announced the strengthening of transport and logistics infrastructure.
He also called on “Russia’s neighbors” not to escalate tensions. According to him, Moscow is fulfilling all its obligations. Reuters reported.
“We have no bad intentions towards our neighbors. Therefore, I would advise them not to escalate the situation and not to impose any restrictions. We are fulfilling all our obligations and we will continue to fulfill them“Putin said in a televised speech on the occasion of the hoisting of the flag on a new Russian ferry in northern Russia. Putin did not attend the ceremony in person, but his words were broadcast on television.
“All our actions are always a response to some hostile action against the Russian Federation“The head of the Kremlin. Putin says his country will continue to develop and strengthen its transport and logistics infrastructure.
His words came eight days after he ordered an invasion of Ukraine on February 24, which he and other Russian officials call a “special military operation.” According to the Kremlin, its goal is to “demilitarize” and “denacify” Ukraine.
Most of the international community has condemned the invasion of Ukraine. The European Union, the United States and other countries have imposed economic sanctions on Russia. The exchange rate of the Russian ruble on Thursday recorded a new historical low against the dollar and the euro.