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"Nothing catastrophic really happened... A number of internal briefings were planned today, closed briefings, at which Austin and other administration officials spoke. There was an idea at one of these briefings to have an opportunity to join. Precisely because they discussed not only the issues of Ukraine, but also internal issues, so we did not take part today," Markarova said.

Earlier, Senator Mitt Romney expressed the opinion that Volodymyr Zelensky did not need to speak via video link at a closed briefing in the US Congress.