“If Russia stops fighting, the war is over. If Ukraine stops fighting, Ukraine is finished,” he said.
Secretary of State America, Antony Blink, This Sunday has been confirmed in Washington Contact with the Kremlin in recent months To deal with nuclear threats within the framework of the war that began in Ukraine on 24 February.
“It is very important that Moscow listen to us and know that The consequences (of a nuclear war) would be dire, We’ve made it very clear,” Blinken said in response to questions from journalist Scott Pele, who has interviewed him for the CBS network.
“We are very clear with the Russians, both publicly and privately. To stop talking nonsense about nuclear weapons,” the foreign minister said.
Blinken criticized Putin’s speech in this sense: “We’ve heard a lot of irresponsible rhetoric Vladimir Putin, but we are focused on making sure we all act responsibly, especially when it comes to rhetoric like this.”
In addition, the US official has indicated that Putin aims to end the war, which he has urged to stop the war. “If Russia stops fighting, the war is over. If Ukraine stops fighting, Ukraine is over,” he said.
Blinken said that Administration Biden have a plan that would include limiting the war, “President Biden has decided that while we do everything we can to help Ukrainians defend themselves and We try our best to bring other countries together to put pressure on Russia, We have also determined that this war will not spread,” he said when asked whether measures to be taken in the future would prevent a third world war.
This same Sunday, the United States’ National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, warned that Washington will respond “strongly” If Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine.
“We have communicated this to the Kremlin directly, privately and at very high levels. Use of nuclear weapons will have disastrous consequences for Russia, “The United States and our allies will respond forcefully and we are clear and specific about what this will be,” Sullivan said in an interview with the aforementioned television channel.