Cluster munitions are used in the widest possible way in the zone of the special military operation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said while answering journalists' questions during a meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Tass informs.
Ukrainians widely use cluster munitions on battlefield — Putin
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 15, ARTSAKHPRESS: Asked whether the Ukrainian side was now using cluster munitions on the battlefield, Putin replied: "They are being used, and in the widest possible way."
"But I have already commented on this. I have nothing to add," he said.
The cluster munitions issue, he believes, "reflects perfectly what is happening in the world as a whole."
"What I mean is this: there is one country that thinks it is exceptional - the United States," Putin explained. "Even what it considers to be a crime, it takes the liberty of doing itself. In fact, the US is using cluster munitions in this case, with the Ukrainians’ hands," he pointed out.
Putin noted that Washington considered the use of such munitions as a crime, but at the same time "it feels free to do it, and this is the main problem of today's international relations."