Rick Scott stood up for Ukrainian POWs in a current assertion saying that “Putin has laid naked his evil intentions for the world to see.”
U.S. Rep. Victoria Spartz of Indiana joined Florida Sen. Scott in making the assertion: “Since Russia’s illegal and violent invasion of Ukraine started, we’ve got heard horrific tales of brutal violence each on and off the battlefield. (Vladimir) Putin has laid naked his evil intentions for the world to see, and we can’t ignore it,” Scott and Spartz asserted. “Whereas we’ve got obtained many briefings right here in Washington on the battles throughout Ukraine, listening to firsthand from these Ukrainian POWs and the relations of these at present being held by Russian forces this week additional uncovered the unbelievable brutality of Russia’s conflict,” the lawmakers added.
“It’s important that the ICRC have full entry to all POWs. We absolutely help the ICRC’s work of making certain the human rights of POWs are protected and can by no means tolerate motion to hinder its entry or in any other case strip the rights afforded to POWs and humanitarian organizations below the Geneva Conference.”
Scott has been a proponent of the U.S. giving Ukraine no matter help it wants, arguing that the proxy conflict is preferable to energetic American involvement that may happen if Ukraine falls. In the meantime, he’s not the one Florida Senator riled about Russian depredations within the area, with Marco Rubio additionally concerned.
Rubio is up for reelection this November and faces Democrat Congresswoman Val Demings.