OREANDA-NEWS  The supply of Western equipment for strikes against Russia, including American F-16 fighters, is a gross violation of obligations. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, TASS reports.

"This is not only a statement, it is already happening, and all this is a gross violation of the restrictions assumed by Western countries within the framework of various international obligations," the Russian leader said.

Earlier, Putin said that the comprehensive strategic partnership agreement provides assistance in the event of an attack on one of the countries participating in the agreement. In this regard, he referred to the situation with the military support of NATO countries to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) and the encouragement of strikes against Russia.