British Foreign Minister James Cleverly, during a press conference in Estonia, underlined that hitting ”legitimate Russian military objectives” falls within Ukraine’s right of self-defence. Kiev, he continued, “has a legitimate right to do so within its own borders, of course, but it also has the right to use force beyond its borders to undermine Russia’s ability to use its force in Ukraine itself.” A position which, however, the United States does not support, holding back on the possibility of Kiev to continue attacks on Russian soil, to avoid the use of weapons supplied by NATO (FOLLOW ALL THE NEWS LIVE ON THE RUSSIA-UKRAINE CONFLICT).
The Ukrainian right of self-defense
Interviewed by Sky News UK, Cleverly refused to make “conjectures” on the drone attack carried out in the past few hours on Moscow. But he said Western allies “must recognize” Kiev’s “legitimate right to defend itself even beyond its borders”
US does not support attacks inside Russia
Of a different opinion, the American administration has declared that it does not support attacks inside Russia after the drones hit the skyscrapers of Moscow. “In general, we do not support attacks inside Russia. We have focused on providing Ukraine with the equipment and training it needs to regain its sovereign territory,” a State Department spokesman said during the meeting. visit of State Secretary Antony Blinken to Sweden.