White House Warns Russia after Nuclear Threats
After Putin’s threats of nuclear action, the White House issued a chilling response. We must pray against a potential nuclear war.
From The Epoch Times. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday issued a warning to the Kremlin following recent statements by top Russian officials regarding the possible use of nuclear weapons.
“Let me say it plainly: If Russia crosses this line, there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia,” Sullivan said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday.
Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a directive to partially mobilize Russia’s reserve forces and suggested Moscow would use all weapons in its arsenal. Former President Dmitry Medvedev, meanwhile, issued a more explicit threat about using nukes if Russia’s territorial integrity were threatened.
“This is not a bluff,” Putin said during his speech. “And those who try to blackmail us with nuclear weapons should know that the weathervane can turn and point towards them.”
But if nukes are used, the United States will respond, Sullivan warned. He did not elaborate.
“The United States will respond decisively,” Sullivan said Sunday. “Now, in private channels, we have spelled out in greater detail exactly what that would mean, but we want to be able to have the credibility of speaking directly to senior leadership in Russia and laying out for them what the consequences would be without getting into a rhetorical tit for tat publicly.” …
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(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo Credit: Tabrez Syed on Unsplash)
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