Release: Ukraine

February 22, 2022

Release

February 22, 2022

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Release: Ukraine

Statement from Ginger Sykes Torres

“Like many Arizonans in Congressional District 1, I am troubled by the events occurring in Europe. The United States should continue to work together with the international community to exhaust all diplomatic options as they pertain to the threat of Russian aggression against Ukraine. However, diplomacy must be matched with the promise of swift deterrence through economic sanctions, weapons distribution to Ukraine, and immense pressure from the international community. Above all else, protecting the lives of innocent civilians is paramount.

“In Congress, I would commit to ongoing crippling sanctions against Russia, members of its government, and Vladimir Putin if necessary. I will always vote to hold any foreign power in check that seeks to disrupt the sovereignty of a democratic nation. This cannot be a partisan issue. 

“We must make clear to the world that the United States and our allies will not tolerate a regression to the short-sighted 20th-century conquests that resulted in two World Wars and global instability. There must always be consequences for the international community’s bad actors. In Congress, I will live by that creed every moment I serve.”
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