Us lawmakers expressed support for Ukraine

Американские законодатели выразили поддержку Украине

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In the opinion of the Congress, Russia should be held accountable for the aggression in the Kerch Strait

WASHINGTON

The us Congress once again urged the Russian authorities to stop hostile actions against Ukraine.

On Tuesday in the House of representatives adopted a resolution in which the United States emphasize the importance of “the independence and security of the Ukrainian state”.

Congress adopted this resolution in connection with the events in the Kerch Strait. 25 November, the Russian military opened fire on the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, who tried to go from Odessa to Mariupol. The Russians seized the ships and arrested Ukrainian sailors, accusing them of violating the state border. This incident sparked another round of tension in relations between Washington and Moscow.

Американские законодатели выразили поддержку Украине

Американские законодатели выразили поддержку Украине

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The authors of the resolution appealed to President Donald Trump to call Russia to account for this act of aggression.

“The United States and its allies must call Russia to account. Otherwise, Moscow will regard (inaction) as a “green light” to go further,” said ed Royce, Chairman of the Committee on international relations, house of representatives, U.S. Congress.

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