See General Mark at the press conference at the Pentagon this Wednesday.
Russia is losing on all battlefields and in all aspects of the war – operational, tactical and strategic – but that does not mean Ukraine has a good chance of winning militarily in the near future, the minister warns . Staff, General Mark Milley.
The highest US military command and Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, offered a press conference after an emergency virtual meeting of the Contact Group for the Defense of Ukraine made up of more than fifty countries and 24 hours after the explosion of a projectile from Ukraine’s border Two people died in the area of occupied Poland. Until the conclusion of an investigation, the Polish government and NATO, led by the United States, believe it was a Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile, fired to neutralize a Russian rocket, that fell by accident on the other side of the border was. On that day alone, Moscow launched dozens of rockets at targets in the invaded country since February in the most intense bombardment of the conflict. Ukraine, in contrast, insists it was a Russian projectile.
Washington believes that “whatever the final conclusion, it is clear that ultimate responsibility for this incident lies with Russia, which launched an avalanche of missiles into Ukraine specifically aimed at hitting its civilian infrastructure. have every right to defend.” This message has been repeated over and over again in the White House Security Council, the State Department, and the Pentagon.
“What we do know is the context in which this all happened. Russia is inflicting blow after blow on the battlefield and has put Ukrainian civilians and civilian infrastructure in its crosshairs,” Austin told the Ukraine Defense Liaison Group. said at the opening of an emergency virtual meeting of the UN, which has been formed by more than fifty countries.
This spate of attacks against the power grid and other infrastructure constituted a campaign of “terror”, which Moscow pursued after setback after setback in achieving its objectives. Following the Russian withdrawal from Kherson, its most infamous defeat in nine months of the war, that army “is using the time to try to regroup its forces, and has imposed a campaign of terror on the Ukrainian civilian population”. Maximum suffering, demoralize them,” the top US military chief said. In his opinion, these actions are “war crimes”.