Russia summons US diplomats over Biden aide statement
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said last week that Washington does not object to Kiev striking Crimea
Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned US diplomats on Friday over what it called “provocative statements” by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. The American official was de-facto supporting Ukrainian strikes against Russian territory, including Crimea and the Belgorod region, the ministry said in a statement.
Moscow issued a “strong protest” over what it called Sullivan’s “unacceptable remarks.” His words prove that previous US statements suggesting Washington does not endorse any Ukrainian attacks on Russian territory are “hypocritical and untruthful,” the statement said. It added that weapons and equipment…