White House studying reports of alleged use of U.S. weapons in Russia

White House studying reports of alleged use of U.S. weapons in Russia

Washington says that it is studying incoming reports and images that suggest the possible involvement of American weapons and equipment in operations on Russian territory.

This was stated on Wednesday during a phone briefing by the White House National Security Coordinator, John Kirby, Ukrinform's own correspondent reports.

"We're looking into those reports that the U.S. equipment and vehicles could have been involved (in Belgorod region – ed.)," White House official noted.

At the same time, according to him, the United States has been clear it does not support the use of U.S.-made equipment for attacks inside Russia.

Read also: Russia to use Belgorod clashes to pose as war victim - British intelligence

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on Monday, May 22, a series of explosions rang out in Russia’s Belgorod region bordering Ukraine. Subsequently, the "Russian Volunteer Corps" (RDK) and the "Freedom of Russia" Legion organizations declared that they were waging a liberation struggle to overthrow the Putin regime and “ensure freedom” for their people. In this regard, the U.S. State Department noted that the United States does not provide Ukraine with capabilities to launch strikes outside its territory and neither does it encourage the Ukrainian leadership to do so. At the same time, the State Department emphasized that Ukraine itself decides how to conduct combat operations.

Sign up for our free newsletter skorik@ukrinform.com.

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2023 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: