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World: War in Ukraine: The United States claim "not encouraging" kyiv to strike Russia

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Washington declares to provide Ukraine only "what it needs to have it used on its sovereign territory"

De la fumée provenant de l’aéroport de Kursk en Russie attribuée par Moscou à une attaque ukrainienne, le 6 décembre 2022. © Administration of The Kursk Regi of smoke from Kursk Airport in Russia attributed by Moscow to a Ukrainian attack on December 6, 2022. MODERATION - WASHINGTON declares to provide Ukraine only "what she needs to Used on its sovereign territory ”

Washington does not want to see the conflict extend outside the borders of Ukraine. The United States therefore said on Tuesday "not encouraging" Ukraine to launch strikes in Russia after drone attacks considered to be emanating from kyiv on several Russian air bases.

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"We do not encourage and we do not help Ukraine to launch strikes in Russia," said American diplomacy Antony Blinken. "But what must be understood is that the Ukrainians live every day with the Russian aggression that continues," he added, accusing Moscow of "making winter a weapon" by bombing the Civil infrastructure of Ukraine.

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"What we are determined to be to make them have in hand - with (the help of) many other partners in the world - the equipment they need to defend themselves, defend their territory and defend their freedom, "he added.

Experts think that Ukraine would have entered Russian airspace with drones dating from the Soviet era and not with the billions of dollars of military aid granted by the Western powers since the invasion of the territory by the Russia on February 24. Asked a little earlier about these operations, the spokesperson for the State Department, Ned Price, was careful not to allocate the recent drone strikes to kyiv, who did not claim them. Russia reported three dead and two damaged planes during one of these attacks that have targeted bases on its territory.

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"We provide Ukraine what it needs to be used on its sovereign territory - on Ukrainian soil - to face the Russian aggressor," said Ned Price. He had also not wanted to comment on information from the Wall Street Journal according to which the United States has modified Himars intended for Ukraine, very powerful and sophisticated artillery systems, to prevent them from being used in order to attack Russia.

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