In Thursday’s video name, Biden once more threatened Russia with financial sanctions within the occasion of an assault, what Putin referred to as “a colossal mistake”
US President Joe Biden mentioned that the nation “will reply decisively” within the occasion of an eventual navy motion of Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Democrat spoke by phone with the Ukrainian Volodimir Zelenski.
Biden’s assertion, which additionally cited American allies, was launched in a White House assertion.
Amid rising tensions round Ukraine, the Democrat had additionally spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin by video name final Thursday (30). At the time, the 2 warned of a potential break within the relationship between the international locations consequently of the escalation of tempers in Eastern Europe.
The US and Russia are experiencing one of essentially the most tense moments in latest historical past after Kiev and Washington accused Moscow of planning an assault on Ukraine after deploying tens of 1000’s of troopers close to the previous Soviet republic’s borders.
Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in 2014 in response to a pro-Western revolution that toppled a Kremlin-aligned president. Russians are additionally accused of supporting Ukrainian separatists combating the Kiev authorities within the east of the nation.
In Thursday’s video name, Biden once more threatened Russia with financial sanctions within the occasion of an assault, what Putin referred to as “a colossal mistake.”