Anthony Blinken says that "any" Russian border crossing will lead to an American response

Anthony Blinken says that “any” Russian border crossing will lead to an American response

«everyone“Russia’s crossing of the Ukrainian border will lead to a reaction”fast and intenseFrom the United States, the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, reassured, Thursday, January 20, during a press conference alongside his German counterpart Annalina Barbock in Berlin, at a time when tensions reached their peak between Moscow and the West.

«We have always been very clear: any crossing of the Ukrainian border by Russian military forces to commit new acts of aggression against Ukraine will lead to a swift and severe response from the United States, our allies.“, confirmed. Anthony Blinken’s statement comes after US President Joe Biden’s statements on Wednesday about the possibility of “slight incursionFrom Russia to Ukraine. The White House wasclearer“These statements by emphasizing that any border crossing by Russian forces will attract”Rapid, sharp and united response from the United States and its alliesAccording to his spokesperson, Jen Psaki.

‘Disaster for the world’

For his part, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the Russian incursion into Ukraine, no matter how large, would be.catastrophe for the worldHe calls, as the United States and the Europeans have done, for negotiations. “no doubt. If Russia launched an incursion into Ukraine, whatever its shape or size, I think it would be a disaster not only for Ukraine but also for Russia.He told the press. Britain supportsunwaveringlyUkrainian Sovereignty added, as US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken prepares to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva.

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For her part, the head of German diplomacy, Annalina Barbock, warned Russia that any new manifestation of aggression would have dire consequences. “We urge Russia to take de-escalation measures. Any new aggressive situation, any new aggression, will have dire consequences‘, she added.

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