The United States will respond "quickly and severely" to russia's attempts to annex the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts of Ukraine. This is said in the message of the US State Department, - LIGA.net writes.
It is noted that the invaders are laying the foundation for the annexation of the temporarily occupied Ukrainian territory. This is a direct violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine, - the Embassy reminds.
"If russia continues to implement its annexation plans, we will respond quickly and strictly together with our allies and partners", - the State Department warned the aggressor country.