Russia’s aggressive actions against Ukraine came as a surprise for United States – Defense Secretary


The aggressive actions of Russia against Ukraine surprised the United States.

This was stated by Head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter, Censor.NET reports citing RIA Novosti.

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I his speech before the American troops he stated that the U.S. did not want these new challenges, because in the past 15 it had been busy with Iraq, Afghanistan, and lots of other things, but then suddenly were faced with this behavior on the part of Russia.

The head of the Pentagon is on a visit to Estonia where he addressed the soldiers who took part in the BALTOPS NATO exercise in the Baltic Sea. NATO called the training a response to Russian aggression in Ukraine.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n341416