US approves Ukrainian strikes on targets in Crimea – Politico - Ukraine news, Politics

US approves Ukrainian strikes on targets in Crimea – Politico – Ukraine news, Politics

The United States approves Ukrainian strikes on targets in the temporarily occupied Crimea and considers the peninsula a sovereign Ukrainian territory. This was reported Politico unnamed senior US presidential administration official Joe Biden.

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The American official said that the United States supports strikes on Crimea if Ukraine considers them necessary.

“Of course, we do not choose targets, and everything that we provided (Ukraine, – row.) is intended for self-defense purposes. Any target they decide to pursue on sovereign Ukrainian soil is, by definition, self-defense,” a Biden administration official said.

Read also: Podolyak: Illegal bridge in occupied Crimea will be liquidated

When asked if the White House considers the peninsula a sovereign Ukrainian territory, he replied: “Crimea is Ukraine.”

An unnamed Ukrainian official confirmed that the message had reached Kyiv.

Former Minister of Defense Alexey Reznikov noted: Ukraine promised not to use Western weapons for strikes on the territory of the Russian Federation, but Crimea is Ukrainian territory.

  • On the evening of August 18, explosions were also reported in Crimea: in Kerch and in Sevastopol, in the area of ​​the Belbek airfield.

See also: Explosions in Sevastopol. ISW named five possible reasons

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Fuente: liga.net

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