The US and its allies on Thursday, December 6, held an unscheduled flight over Ukraine. This is stated in a press release from the Pentagon.
According to him, the flight took place in the framework of the Treaty on open skies. It is noted that such time was to “reaffirm the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and other partner countries”.
“The Russian unprovoked attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black sea near the Kerch Strait is a dangerous escalation in the framework of increasingly provocative and threatening activities,” the statement reads. The Pentagon also said that Washington wants closer relations with Moscow. However, this is impossible, as it “continues its illegal and destabilizing actions in Ukraine and other territories,” stated in a press release.
According to “Interfax”, December 6 reconnaissance aircraft the US air force OS-135B spent flying the Northern border of the Crimea: on siwash lake in the airspace of Ukraine. It is noted that before the safety of American spies in the area were not recorded.
Earlier it was reported that the United States began to prepare to send a warship to support Ukraine in the Kerch Strait.
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 the President of the United States Donald trump has canceled a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin at the summit of “Big twenty”.
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