Posted 3 февраля 10:59

Published 3 февраля 10:59

Modified 3 февраля 11:22

Updated 3 февраля 11:22

The Kremlin said that the SMO will continue until the security of Donbass is ensured

3 февраля 2023, 10:59
The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov recalled that Crimea and Donbass are part of Russia, so the security of these territories must be reliably ensured.

"Donbass is not fully protected yet, so the special military operation continues. We must protect those people who live there", - the presidential press secretary commented. His words are quoted by Interfax.

Dmitry Peskov added that the special operation will continue until its goals are achieved. So the press secretary of the president answered a question from journalists about the comment of the acting head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. Earlier, he said that the country is preparing assault brigades to capture the Crimea and Donbass.

Earlier, the press secretary of the president noted that the Kremlin does not plan to organize any events dedicated to the anniversary of the start of the military special operation. The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, in turn, announced the plans of the European Union to adopt a new package of anti-Russian sanctions by the anniversary of the beginning of its.