Russia warns US about military support for Ukraine
Russia this week sent a formal complaint warning the US government of “unforeseen consequences” of increasing military aid to UkraineAccording to the media.
On a diplomatic note, Moscow warned the United States and NATO Against sending “more sensitive” weapons to UkraineConsidering that the mentioned military equipment “sprays fuel on the fire” and could cause “unexpected consequences,” according to the Washington Post.
This warning came at a time when the President of the United States, Joe Biden, promised new military aid Ukraine Worth $800 million, including helicopters and armored personnel carriers.
“What the Russians are telling us privately is exactly what we tell the world publicly, that the huge assistance we give our Ukrainian partners shows its remarkable effectiveness,” the newspaper quoted a senior US official as saying.
The State Department declined to comment.
According to the New York Times, this memo was processed through normal diplomatic channels and was not signed by any senior Russian government official.
Citing a source close to the matter, CNN television indicated that the official complaint may mean that Moscow is preparing to adopt a more aggressive stance towards the United States and NATO.
Joe Biden gave the green light Wednesday to provide massive new military aid to Ukraine With heavier equipment than I have sent so far.
New US arms shipments include “highly effective equipment we have already delivered” Ukrainebut also “new capabilities”, among them “artillery systems” and “armored transport”, the government identified.