Reuters inform that while the USA asked Viet Nam not to refuel Russian military aircrafts, the Vietnamese military refused this application.
Viet Nam, one of the Russian strategic partners, underlines that it preserves the right to make decisions in its policies. This US application was named a try to influence Vietnamese policies.
Russian and Vietnamese partnership relations are under development. The Vietnamese party emphasize that the refueled Russian planes are not military ones. At the same time the representative of the American State department expresses the US fears that this Vietnamese decision might increase the level of uneasiness in the region.
However, Psaki said she had no proves to the opinion that Russian planes in the region could worsen the situation.
Psaki also accused Russia of providing military vehicles to the Ukrainian territory.