Biden warns Putin over nuclear, chemical weapons – POLITICO

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U.S. President Joe Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin to not use chemical or tactical nuclear weapons in his invasion of Ukraine, saying there can be a “consequential” response.

“Don’t. Don’t. Don’t,” Biden mentioned in a televised interview with U.S. broadcaster CBS that is because of air on Sunday night time. “It will change the face of conflict not like something since World Struggle II.”

Biden’s warning comes after a shock counteroffensive by Kyiv put Russian forces in retreat in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv area.

The U.S. on Thursday introduced it might ship $600 million in army assist to Ukraine, with its contributions totaling $15.1 billion because the begin of the conflict in February.

Requested how the U.S. would reply if Putin had been to make use of chemical or tactical nuclear weapons, Biden mentioned: “It’ll be consequential. They’ll turn out to be extra of a pariah on this planet than they ever have been. And relying on the extent of what they do will decide what response would happen.”

CBS launched excerpts of the “60 Minutes” interview forward of its scheduled broadcast on Sunday.



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