Jake Sullivan discussed with the head of Zelensky's office Yermak military activity near the borders of the Russian Federation Ukraine Andriy Yermak “military activity” on the Russian-Ukrainian border. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the White House statement.
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” They discussed general concerns about Russian military activity near the Ukrainian borders and harsh rhetoric towards Ukraine, “the text says.
Also, adviser to US President Joe Biden and head of the office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy agreed that all parties should pursue diplomatic efforts to de-escalate tensions. In addition, Sullivan reaffirmed the United States' commitment to “the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.”
On November 22, Kirill Budanov, head of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, said that Russia was preparing to attack Ukraine and was pulling troops to the border. Soon, Bloomberg wrote about this, citing sources in the American intelligence services. Russia has denied all accusations by Ukraine and the United States of provocations in Donbass, adding that the reports about the training of troops are a lie.