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.)