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The US Senate passed a resolution condemning the provocative actions of Russia against Ukraine in connection with the situation in the Kerch Strait. This publication reports the Hill.
The document was proposed by Republican Ron Johnson and Democrat Chris Murphy. The Senate was unanimous for the adoption of the resolution despite the fact that it was optional.
Jones was pleased that the Senate clearly confirmed its readiness to support the Ukrainian people, the government and the country’s territorial integrity. According to Murphy, the Senate made clear that it will not tolerate aggression against Ukraine in the Azov sea. “We strongly condemn any military actions of Russia aimed at unilateral change of international rules,” he added.
The policy also noted that the adoption of the resolution, the Senate “urged the international community to unite together to resist the actions of Russia in the Kerch Strait, as they violate fundamental principles of international law affecting all States”.
The resolution was adopted in connection with the incident in the Kerch Strait on November 25. The border service of FSB of Russia have detained three Ukrainian warships, which without warning had violated the sea border and was performing dangerous maneuvers in Russian waters. 24 sailors were sent into custody. In response, Ukraine imposed martial law, and Donald trump has canceled a meeting with Vladimir Putin, scheduled on the sidelines of the G20 summit November 30 — December 1.
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