Trump: Crimea made a choice in favor of Russia, Ukraine is in mess
20:02, 31 July 2016

Trump: Crimea made a choice in favor of Russia, Ukraine is in mess

In his opinion, such situation in Ukraine was allowed by Obama administration

20:02, 31 July 2016


US presidential candidate from the Republican Party, Donald Trump believes that most of the residents of Crimea have opted for the Russian Federation, and the United States should take this into account. In particular, this he said in an interview to ABC News.

Responding to clarification question of journalists about his willingness to recognize the occupied Crimea part of the Russian Federation, Trump reiterated that he was ready consider this option and said that to his knowledge, most of the inhabitants of the Crimea "have made their choice in favor of Russia."

At the same time Trump added that Ukraine is now a mess, which, in his opinion, was allowed by the Obama administration. "As for Ukraine, there is a mess and it happens when at the power was administration
(of Obama, - Ed.)

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