“The Pentagon can’t independently and single-handedly confirm that, but we’re also not in any position to refute those claims,” a senior US defense official told reporters.
If you neither confirm independently and/or single handedly nor deny isn’t it better to say- You have no opinion on the matter. Since there is no basis for an opinion to be formed?
Spokesperson: ‘“We certainly believe that that warrants further investigation”
Ah, I see “we certainly believe that that warrants further investigation”
So the Pentagon believes the situation warrants further investigation, which does not verify or validate that which is claimed to have occurred. Because if there was evidence that verified or validated, you wouldn’t need further investigation?
The US military is not in a position to independently confirm Ukrainian accounts of atrocities by Russian forces against civilians in the town of Bucha, but has no reason to dispute the accounts either, a senior US defense official said on Monday.
So much weasel wording
What else occurred on April 04/22?
Ukrainian war crimes
Brian Peckford: Russia Presents Different Story –‘Bucha false flag’ LINK
Published: April 5, 2022, 5:01 pm
Vladimir Zelensky, once he arrived in Bucha, hinted that this “incident” justified any “uncivilized response”, essentially confirming that Kiev believes genocide of the Russian population to be a viable response.