The US Secretary of State: Crimea is lost. Crimea is a Russian territory

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KYIV, (BM) – The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kyiv to forget forever about the return of Crimea, learned citing Pompeo statement.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after his visit to Ukraine, unexpectedly announced that this country had forever lost the Crimean peninsula – it was already impossible to take it from Russia, however, at the same time, Pompeo blamed Ukraine itself for the loss of Crimea.

“Crimea is lost. World players understand this. Ukraine gave Crimea, and Russia is not one of those from which it is possible to take something,” one of the participants in the meeting tells NV a replica of Pompeo for Crimea, the Ukrainian newspaper NV says.

Thus, the US Secretary of State directly made it clear to Ukraine that Washington did not intend to provide Kyiv with any support in trying to capture Crimea, although such statements had not previously been heard from Pompeo.

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“The United States is aware that tensions in the region can seriously threaten the United States, and further escalation of the situation is clearly not part of Washington’s plans. At the same time, the United States intends to continue supporting Ukraine in any political differences with Russia, including on the world stage,” the specialist notes.

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Source: AviaPro, NV Ukraine

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