Prime minister Johnson: Russian invasion of Ukraine would be a disaster

If Russia breaches the border to Ukraine, the United Kingdom will not hesitate to impose sanctions immediately, Boris Johnson declared at a press conference that was held in Kyiv yesterday. The prime minister made clear to the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky that Britain stands shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine and that a Russian invasion would be a political, humanitarian and military disaster.

The prime minister also emphasized United Kingdom’s commitment to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine within its borders, in the face of an ongoing Russian aggression.