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Kiev has urged the United States to draw attention to the situation in the Kerch Strait to prevent further escalation of the conflict, and also talked about the Russian aggression to a new level. This was stated by Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly Facebook account.
“Immediately appealed to the us partners with the call to [provide] strong support for Ukraine and [to give] a clear signal from the United States the aggressor [Russia],” wrote Ukrainian Ambassador.
He also noted that Russia’s actions in the Black and Azov seas violate all international legal norms and pose a threat to the development of full-scale conflict. According to him, unlawful use of force by Russia — a provocation that brings the aggression against Ukraine in Moscow to a new level.
Earlier, on November 25, Kyiv announced the capture of Russia’s three Ukrainian ships. It was noted that small armored artillery boat “Berdyansk” and “Nikopol” struck by enemy fire and lost speed, and RAID tug “Yana Kapu” forced to stop. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has convened a war Cabinet. In Russia the situation in the Azov sea called a provocation from the Ukrainian side. Later it became known that the armed forces launched a massive shelling of the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic.
Video, photo All from Russia.