Kyiv, Washington discuss Russian military build-up next to Ukraine's borders

Source : 112 Ukraine

Oleksiy Reznikov and Lloyd Austin had a phone conversation on this topic
08:48, 14 January 2022

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Chief of the Pentagon Lloyd Austin and Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov discussed the ongoing amassment of the Russian military next to the borders of Ukraine. Press office of the U.S. Department of Defense reported that on January 14.

"Secretary Austin reaffirmed unwavering U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, including ongoing efforts to build the capacity of Ukraine’s forces through the provision of defensive assistance. The leaders expressed support for diplomatic efforts to de-escalate tensions and committed to continuing their close coordination", reads the message.

Reznikov also shared his conclusions after the meeting with Austin on his Twitter account.

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