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Reactions to the shelling of the port of Odessa by the Russians
July 26, 2022


“We will continue our discussions. But you can’t trust Mr. Putin, you can’t trust Russia. They will try to manipulate and use every opportunity to their military advantage. They can’t be relied upon to respect agreements that they enter into. So, we have to continue these discussions, but our eyes have to be wide open, and we need to have enforcement. So, as we look at the shipping lanes on the Black Sea, we’re going to have to have international enforcement to make sure that they’re safe” – Senator Ben Cardin