Scholz announced that he had reached a consensus with Zelensky on the rejection of attacks on Russia from Western weapons.
MOSCOW, February 5 – RIA Novosti. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz declaration About an agreement with Vladimir Zelensky that Western weapons transferred to Ukraine will not be used on the territory of Russia.
The previous day, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev warnedThose who claim that the West sending arms to Ukraine and allowing attacks on Russian territory will facilitate the start of negotiations are mistaken – the result will be the opposite: retaliation will follow the attacks on Crimea.
Earlier, the United States announced a $2.2 billion military aid package for Ukraine. The Pentagon said the new package includes air defense systems and long-range missiles for HIMARS. The defense ministry noted that the US leaves the possibility of using long-range shells to Kiev’s discretion for attacks on Ukraine and Crimea, which the West does not recognize as Russian territory.
Russia sent a note to the countries of the North Atlantic Alliance for the supply of weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized that any cargo containing military equipment for Kyiv will be destroyed by forces of the Russian Aerospace Forces in the neighboring republic.
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