At U.N., U.S. Warns Russia Over 'Outrageous' Violation of Ukraine Sovereignty

Politics | November 27, 2018, Tuesday // 09:48|  views

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an “outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory” and urged Moscow to reduce tensions caused by its “arrogant” act, Reuters reports.

Haley said she had spoken with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier on Monday and that her statement “reflects the concerns at the highest level.”

“As President Trump has said many times, the United States would welcome a normal relationship with Russia. But outlaw actions like this one continue to make that impossible,” said Haley, a member of Trump’s cabinet.


Tags: Mike Pompeo, UN, United Nations, Russia, Ukraine

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