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The US President Donald trump has forbidden his administration to issue statements about the incident in the Kerch Strait on November 25, 2018, when Russia detained Ukrainian ships. This statement was made by former adviser to former US special envoy to Ukraine Christopher Anderson in Congress on the matter of impeachment, gives TASS.
“The us state Department quickly issued a statement condemning Russia for the worsening [of the situation], but the staff in the White house high grade blocked its publication,” — said the representative of the foreign Ministry. He added that trump has imposed a ban on any statements from the White house on the situation, as Anderson told the special envoy in Ukraine Kurt Volker. It is noted that on 26 November a statement was made by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
25 Nov 2018 border Department of the FSB of Russia detained in the area of the Kerch Strait, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine, who crossed the Russian border, did not respond to requests to stop and began a dangerous maneuver. In Moscow actions of the Ukrainian side called provocation. Criminal case about violation of the state border.
Kiev found Moscow’s actions “an act of military aggression,” in some areas of the country, bordering Russia and Transnistria, martial law was imposed.
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