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Ukraine has the right to hit targets in Russia, said G.C. of NATO Jens Stoltenberg

Ukraine has the right under international law to attack legitimate military targets in Russia in self-defense, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said today during a visit to Sweden, a new NATO member. “Ukraine has the right to self-defense,” Stoltenberg told a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristerson at a military base near Stockholm. “The right to self-defense also includes the right to strike legitimate, military targets on the territory of the attacking party, the aggressor, in this case Russia.” The Kremlin said this week that Western countries supplying Ukraine with weapons to strike Russian soil should take Russia into account, after President Vladimir Putin said he was considering arming Western enemies in retaliation. “This is a war of aggression launched by Russia against a peaceful, democratic neighboring country, Ukraine, which in […]
Source: News Beast

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