Ukraine implicitly threatens to destroy the Crimea bridge? 0Ukraine implicitly threatens to destroy the Crimea bridge? 0

(Dan Tri) – Ukrainian diplomats are said to have made a veiled threat to destroy Russia’s Crimea bridge.

Crimea Bridge connects the Crimean peninsula with mainland Russia (Photo: Sputnik).

According to RT news agency, Ukraine’s special envoy to the United Nations, Mr. Sergey Kislitsa, made a veiled threat to the Crimea bridge, implying that this work will no longer exist by the end of this year.

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Previously, senior Ukrainian officials had repeatedly stated that destroying the bridge across the Kerch Strait was Kiev’s top priority, affirming that this was a legitimate military goal.

According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the fact that Ukrainian officials publicly spoke out about plans to attack Russian infrastructure once again proves that Russia’s decision to conduct a military¬†operation in Ukraine

Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said that Washington’s transfer of long-range missiles to Ukraine `increases the threat to the security of Crimea, including Sevastopol, new Russian regions and other Russian cities`.

The Crimea Bridge was built between 2016 and 2018 and is the only road and rail route connecting the Crimean peninsula to mainland Russia.

Since the outbreak of the Ukrainian conflict in 2022, many officials and commanders in Ukraine have threatened to destroy the 19km bridge connecting the Crimean peninsula and the Krasnodar region.

Russia accused Ukrainian special forces of carrying out two major bombings on the Crimean bridge since Moscow launched its military campaign in 2022.

The Crimean peninsula, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is headquartered, has recently been repeatedly targeted by attacks by missiles, drones and unmanned boats.

Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency of Ukraine (GUR) Vadym Skibitsky stated that Crimea is the key to helping Russia expand its influence in the region.

However, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev stated that Moscow would consider `using all means, including nuclear` in the event of an attack on Crimea.

Some countries that support Ukraine also agree with Kiev about conducting attacks on Russian infrastructure.

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