June 18, 2022

Biden, after reports of captured Americans, urged not to travel to Ukraine

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Biden added that the whereabouts of the two US soldiers who, according to US and British media, were captured in the Kharkiv region, is unknown

Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden was informed about the detention of US military in Ukraine. The head of state told reporters about this, the broadcast was conducted by C-SPAN.

“I was informed. We don't know where they are. I want to re-emphasize that Americans should not go to Ukraine now. I repeat that Americans should not go to Ukraine now,»— he said.

The capture of the Americans Alexander Dryuke and Andy Hun on June 16 was reported by The Telegraph. According to the publication, they fought on the side of the Ukrainian army and were captured near Kharkov. Their families told CNN that there was no contact with the Americans for about a week. According to the channel, Dryuke and Hyun disappeared during the battle near the village of Izbitskoye, the search yielded no results.

US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that the agency has information about the missing third American in recent weeks. CNN, citing the wife of the military, said that we are talking about a veteran of the Marine Corps, Grady Kerpasi.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the day before that the United States had not yet contacted the agency in connection with reports of detained citizens. “We make all information about the fate of detained mercenaries or those sentenced to trial public” hellip; Once again I want to say — I will double-check if there is any additional information on this matter, — she said.

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