Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine

Interfax news agency quoted that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces not only in western Ukraine

Russia: U.S. troops in east Ukraine

World Bulletin / News Desk 

U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and are training Ukrainian forces, Interfax news agency quoted a spokesman for Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.

A day earlier, Washington accused Russia of building up air defence systems inside eastern Ukraine and of involvement in training exercises of pro-Russian rebels in breach of a European-brokered truce.

Igor Konashenkov was quoted as saying that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces not only in western Ukraine "as Ukrainian TV channels show, but directly in the combat zone in the area of Mariupol, Severodonetsk, Artyomovsk and Volnovakha".

The Defence Ministry confirmed the report.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Nisan 2015, 17:07
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