Weapons are supplied to the Crimea and temporarily occupied territories by underground columns from Russia – Vitrenko

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Russia supplies weapons to the occupied Crimea and certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

This was stated by Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Vitrenko during a debate in the Security Council of the organization on small arms and light weapons, according to UA.

He stressed that counteracting this is one of the priorities for our country, which protects its sovereignty and territorial integrity from Russian aggression. And such supplies run counter to the letter and spirit of the UN program and undermine global and regional efforts in this area.

“We regularly receive reports of underground columns entering Ukraine at night and leaving Ukraine not at border crossings. More and more weapons, ammunition and military equipment enter Ukraine through the above-mentioned sections of the border under the pretext of humanitarian aid or other means. All these columns and cargoes enter and leave the territory of Ukraine with a complete violation of its territorial integrity and sovereignty” – Vitrenko said.

To remind, the Russian military began large-scale exercises in temporarily occupied territories

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