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The first response came from the USA to the successive nuclear statements from Russia. “If Russia crosses this line, there will be disastrous consequences for Moscow,” said US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, speaking to the country’s press.
The eyes and ears of the world have been on the news from Ukraine since February 24.
While the war continues at full speed, the countries led by Turkey are looking for a way to start peace negotiations between the two sides.
However RussiaThe partial mobilization decision of ‘s indicates that the tension in the region will not decrease anytime soon.
While the world talks about the mobilization decision signed by Putin and the nuclear warning USAAn intimidating Russian statement came from .
‘WE WILL HAVE DIFFICULT CONSEQUENCES FOR RUSSIA’
Speaking to NBC’s Meet the Press program, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said after being asked what would happen if Russia used a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, “If Russia crosses this line, there will be disastrous consequences for Moscow.”
Sullivan made the following statements in his statement;
‘We have communicated directly, privately and at very high levels to the Kremlin that any use of nuclear weapons will have disastrous consequences for Russia, and that the United States and our allies will respond decisively.’
When Putin says ‘we can use nuclear power’ he means ‘tactical nuclear weapons’. The destructive power of such weapons ranges from 1 kiloton to 1000 kilotons. 1 kiloton is equivalent to 1 million tons of conventional explosive dynamite. For example, it is stated that the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima weighed 18 kilotons.
LAVROV ANNOUNCES NUCLEAR CONDITION
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced to the world under what conditions Moscow would use nuclear weapons.
The Russian minister had announced that Moscow would be ready to use nuclear weapons to defend the annexed Ukrainian territory.
ANSWER FROM UKRAINE: UNACCEPTABLE
Ukraine’s reaction to Russia came from the level of the foreign minister, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba said that his Russian counterpart’s statement was “irresponsible” and “unacceptable”.
A similar warning came from the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council (SB), Dmitry Medvedev.
NUCLEAR INTRODUCTORY TO THE WEST
Medvedev also intimidated the West with the words ‘The West and all NATO countries in general must understand that Russia has chosen its own path’.