The Russian foreign Ministry accused the United States and Canada in search of a pretext to begin supplying lethal arms to Kiev


MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. The United States and Canada are clearly trying to find a pretext to launch a massive supply to Ukraine lethal weapons. This is stated in a statement on Thursday the comments of the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

According to her, the United States and Canada continue to distort the facts, accusing the militia of Donbass in the shelling, which lead the Ukrainian forces. “Strengthens the sense that these attempts to shift responsibility is not accidental. In Washington and Ottawa are clearly trying to find a pretext to launch a massive supply to Ukraine lethal weapons,” the diplomat said.

According to Zakharova, the actions Washington and Ottawa to push the Ukrainian leadership on new military adventures.

“The government of Canada has publicly announced that they are ready to give their companies the licenses for such trades, not thinking about the consequences, she said. – American corporations, in particular, a manufacturer of hand grenades AirTronic USA, as recently revealed, is already supplying weapons to Kiev, behind the scenes getting the consent of the state Department and the Pentagon, although officially the US says that final decisions on this point”.

“I would like to recommend to those who are pushing for such solutions and takes them to reflect on their personal responsibility, – said Zakharov. – It is obvious that the pumping up of American and canadian warfare pushes her leadership sabotaging peaceful settlement of the conflict in the East of the country, the new military adventures”.

“In Washington and Ottawa need to understand that the power of the conflict in the Donbass, which became the result of a coup in Kiev, not to solve, but the fault for the deaths lies on those who give into the hands of murderers and weapons,” she added.

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