Germany says Ukraine can strike inside Russia

Posted On: Jan 31, 2023   |   Posted By: RT

Germany says Ukraine can strike inside Russia

Kiev is not obligated to limit the conflict to its own territory, says the government in Berlin
While the US distanced itself from Ukraine's drone strike at two air bases hundreds of kilometers inside Russia, the German government's spokesman said on Wednesday that Kiev doesn't have to limit its war effort to Ukrainian territory.
“Ukraine has a right to self-defense under Article 51 of the UN Charter,” Steffen Hebestreit told journalists, when asked to comment on reports of explosions at the Russian airfields. “Ukraine is not obligated to limit defense efforts to its own territory.”
Two strategic bomber bases in Ryazan and Saratov regions came under attack by drones on Monday morning, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. Three service members were killed and several more injured, while two airplanes suffered minor damage. The attack did not disrupt the planned strike against Ukrainian military logistics later in the day.
The attack came on the same day as revelations that the US had modified HIMARS...

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