He said this in a video address shown in Lithuanian Seimas in connection with the World Crimean Tatars Congress, Censor.NET informs citing Krym.Realii.
McCain stressed that the U.S. strongly supports territorial integrity of Ukraine and will never accept the occupation of Crimea.
The senator noted that a lot could be achieved if the will of despots is not supported.
McCain also reminded of measures taken against Crimean Tatars in Crimea after the occupation of the peninsula by Russia.
The senator noted that Crimea is the land of Tatars' ancestors, and they have the right to live on their land, while the world cannot just stay on the sidelines. Words are not enough, McCain stressed, unity is needed. The politician said he would never stop fighting for free and independent Ukraine that includes Crimea, and would always support Ukrainians in their struggle.