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The US Secretary of State is reportedly backing a plan to permit US missiles donated to Ukraine to be fired into Russia

Anthony Blinken is pushing for strict White House guidelines to be relaxed following a go to to Kyiv final week within the wake of a brand new invasion from the northern border, the New York Times reported.

Joe Biden has argued that US weapons used inside Russia can be seen as a serious escalation in Moscow. Britain has relaxed its guidelines in current weeks.

But the US has come underneath stress to adapt its coverage, notably after Russian troops and navy gear gathered brazenly on the border earlier than launching its newest assault north of Kharkiv on May 10.

Volodymyr Zelensky has been arguing for weeks that the US should change its guidelines to save lots of Ukraine from one other main assault on Kyiv.

“This is part of our defense,” Mr. Zelensky instructed The New York Times. “How can we protect ourselves from these attacks? This is the only way.”

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