Crimean bridge must be neutralized - Zelensky

Crimean bridge must be neutralized - Zelensky

The illegally constructed Kerch Strait Bridge connecting Russia to Crimea must be neutralized.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said this at the Aspen Security Forum via video link, according to CNN.

"The Crimean bridge, this is not just a logistical road, this is the road used to feed the war with ammunition, and this is being done on a daily basis. […] So understandably this is our objective. Any target that is bringing war, not peace, must be neutralized," Zelensky said.

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According to him, the Crimean bridge is "an enemy facility built outside the law, outside international laws and all applicable norms."

Zelensky also reiterated his government's objective is to "reclaim the whole of the Crimea."

"It's our sovereign territory, an unalienable part of our nation," he said.

Early on July 17, one section of the Kerch Strait Bridge collapsed following an explosion.

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