Ukraine on Sunday slammed Russia’s remarks on the ‘possible use of nuclear weapons’ amid the ongoing war. Ukrainian overseas minister Dmytro Kuleba stated that the Kremlin’s statements have been “completely unacceptable”. He additional asserted that “Ukraine won’t give in”.
“Putin’s and Lavrov’s irresponsible statements on the attainable use of nuclear weapons are completely unacceptable. Ukraine gained’t give in. We name on all nuclear powers to talk out now and make it clear to Russia that such rhetorics put the world in danger and won’t be tolerated,” Kuleba wrote on Twitter.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and different Russian officers, together with overseas minister Sergei Lavrov, have talked about nuclear weapons as an choice in extremis.
Putin has said that he’ll use “all means at our disposal” to defend its territory – which is now interpreted as a “nuclear menace” to international locations to not escalate their involvement in Ukraine.
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In his uncommon deal with final week, the Kremlin stated that the “decree on the partial mobilisation of its 2 million-strong navy reserves has been signed to battle the struggle in Ukraine”. Based on him, the announcement was taken to “defend the motherland, its sovereignty and territorial integrity” of Russia.
“We’re speaking about partial mobilisation, that’s, solely residents who’re presently within the reserve can be topic to conscription, and above all, those that served within the armed forces have a sure navy specialty and related expertise,” Putin had stated.
(With inputs from Reuters)