Kazakhstan Defense Ministry denies rumors of sending troops to Ukraine
Astana, Kazakhstan, Sept.18
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan called the rumors about alleged dispatch of Kazakh troops to the territory of Ukraine nothing more than a provocation, the agency informed Sept.18 on its page on the social network site Facebook.
The ministry also reported that Facebook users spread information alleging that the sending of separate units of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan to Ukraine was imminent.
"This announcement is not true. In today's international situation, the spread of such rumors can be regarded as a provocation," the statement reads.
In this case, the Defense Ministry reminded that the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan sets responsibility for the dissemination of deliberately false information.