Air Force says Ukraine will not use Western weapons to strike at Iskander locations in Russia
Ukraine cannot strike with Western weapons at the deployment points of the Iskander tactical missile systems located in Russia
Yuriy Ihnat, spokesman for the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, made the statement in a comment to Ukrinform.
"We do not attack targets on the territory of Russia. As the state leadership says, there is a strategy - we promised our partners not to attack with the weapons they have provided us," he said.
However, the ban does not apply to the temporarily occupied territories. There, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have the right to strike any targets with any type of weapon.
According to Ihnat, Russia has a limited number of Iskanders, otherwise they would be more extensively deployed.
"There is a shortage of them. If there were more, Russia would use them by the hundreds," the spokesman said.
On May 29, the Russian army attacked Ukraine with 11 Iskanders. All of them were shot down by Ukrainian air defense.