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Ukraine army rules out any involvement in crisis: statement

  • Member of Berkut anti-riot unit prepare to leave their barracks in Kiev February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

KIEV: Ukraine's army on Saturday ruled out any involvement in the current crisis rocking the country, just hours after the police pledged its support to the people following deadly violence in anti-government protests this week.

"The army will in no way become involved in the political conflict," it said in a statement.

 
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