The Russian Embassy in Washington said that the US Department of Defense data on the civilian nature of laboratories in Ukraine are not correct. TASS writes about it.
“With what enthusiasm the representatives saw [американской] Administrations introduce the June 9 Pentagon briefing, which claims that the United States has provided support to 46 laboratories and health centers in Ukraine over the past 20 years. All projects were allegedly of an exclusively civilian nature. <...>. The information prepared by the US Department of Defense is completely false, ”says the Telegram channel of the Russian diplomatic mission.
The Embassy believes that the American Nunn-Lugar program is one-sided. Only a small part of the funding reached the Russian Federation.
Earlier, Igor Kirillov, head of the Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Corps of the Russian Armed Forces (RCBZ), said that US-controlled biolaboratories in Ukraine are investigating viruses transmitted by mosquitoes, including dengue fever.
became a viral drug output Kirillov said that the institute in Kiev was handed over to the United States for field aerobiological research.
According to the representative of the Department of Defense, the interest of American customers in mosquitoes of this species, which are carriers of infectious infections, is not accidental. The representative of the Ministry of Defense reminded that during the last major yellow fever epidemic in Africa in 2013, 170,000 cases of severe disease were recorded, of which 60,000 were fatal.
Vector-borne diseases include: Dengue fever, Zika fever, yellow fever.
Vladimir Rogov, previously a member of the main council of the military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region, on the territory of the territory controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, operate three biolabs. According to Rogov, all facilities are strictly guarded. Previously, during the evacuation of the laboratory, foreign specialists left.