The United States expressed concern about the incident in the Kerch Strait and supported Ukraine’s actions
UN 26 Nov. /TASS/. The United States expressed “deep concern” about the situation in the area of the Azov sea and expressed support for Ukraine. This was stated on Monday, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.
“We are United to oppose attempts of Russia to discuss a serious increase of tension in the Kerch Strait within the framework of the agenda item, identified as a violation of the borders of the Russian Federation, — she said, speaking in a joint statement on behalf of the US, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden and the UK. — We strongly support the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders. We Express our deep concern about the incident represents a dangerous escalation and a violation of international law”.
According to the Ambassador of the United States, it is necessary to discuss Russia’s actions “in the framework of appropriately worded agenda item” meeting of the UN security Council.
“We call on all members of the UN security Council to vote against the proposed item of the agenda”, she added.