Former US officer : We trained neo-Nazis in Ukraine

Washington, SANA-  Former Marine Corps intelligence officer, Scott Ritter, revealed that the US army trained the neo –Nazis in Ukraine contributing to their extending inside the state’s agencies.

“US, British and Canadian armies trained neo-Nazis affiliated to Azov Battalion in Ukraine who later seized the power in the country” Ritter said in a meeting with Journalist George Galloway .

Ritter asserted that foreign military units belonging to the US and the European Union, visited Ukraine to form extremist nationalist groups and after that they overthrew the elected legitimate president of the country following policies of violence and intimidation against the population.”

The former officer added that the influence of those Nazi groups in Ukraine has become so malicious as they threatened the former Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, who was ready to recognize the special status of Donbas in 2015.

He went on to say that a similar fate would have befallen to the current president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, had he not joined these groups to the Ukrainian forces and gave them free hand everywhere.

Baraa Ali/ Mazen Eyon

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