Zelensky claims that Russia is making ready to mobilize 300,000 extra troops in June and Moscow denies it | EUROtoday

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said this Wednesday that Russia is making ready to mobilize 300,000 extra troopers in June.

However, Moscow says that “that is not true,” in keeping with the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitri Peskovcited by the TASS company.

“I can assure you that Russia is preparing to mobilize 300,000 additional troops on June 1,” Zelensky mentioned throughout a press convention in kyiv with the Finnish president. Alexander Stubb.

Asked in regards to the wants of the Ukrainian military on this regard, Zelensky refused to supply particular figures, however assured that all through this yr “You don't need half a million.”

The Ukrainian president himself, who yesterday ratified a regulation to cut back the age of mobilization from 27 to 25 yearshad mentioned final December that military commanders had requested the mobilization of 500,000 extra males.

For his half, on the press convention Stubb refused to invest on a state of affairs during which Finland might ship troops to Ukraine.

“There is no reason for Finland to send troops to Ukraine. We support Ukraine in every possible way,” confused the Finnish president, who this Wednesday signed an settlement to supply safety ensures to Ukraine for the following ten years.

In the present context, the precedence is to supply kyiv weapons, ammunition and coachingin addition to pave the way in which for it to enter the European Union (EU) and NATO, he said.