The State Department promised to coordinate steps in Ukraine with Turkey

The US State Department declared the importance of coordinating actions around Ukraine with Turkey. The United States called it important to continue coordinating actions related to Ukraine with Turkey. Earlier, Washington promised Kiev assistance in strengthening the borders

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced the US intention to continue coordinating actions with Turkey in connection with the” threat of Russian escalation in Ukraine. ” Blinken said this in a telephone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to a statement from the State Department.

“ Secretary of State Blinken and Foreign Minister Cavusoglu discussed the importance of continuing to coordinate their actions in response to the threat of Russian escalation in Ukraine, '' & mdash; noted in the message.

The parties also discussed the expansion of bilateral dialogue and cooperation within NATO “ to resolve issues of mutual interest. ''

Earlier, Western media announced the possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the United States announced a likely response to such actions. At the same time, in December, Washington promised to allocate $ 20 to Kiev to strengthen the borders.

Since the middle of autumn last year, Western media began to publish information that Russia was preparing a military invasion of Ukraine. The Washington Post reported on the movement of Russian military equipment near the Ukrainian borders, and the Associated Press, citing data from American intelligence services, reported that Russia plans to start hostilities in Ukraine in early 2022, sending 175,000 troops there.

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The US has pledged to 'take action' in the event of a Russian invasion and declared their intention to provide Ukraine with assistance, including $ 20 million to strengthen the borders. At the end of December, the American State Adaptation urged citizens not to travel to Ukraine.

Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations of intending to invade Ukraine. Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov called publications on this topic “ low-quality stuffing. '' Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that it is NATO that is making “ dangerous attempts to conquer Ukrainian territory. ''

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