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Sun Sep 25, 2022, 10:52 PM


Jake Sullivan: US will act 'decisively' if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

America and its allies will act “decisively” if Russia uses a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday, reaffirming the Joe Biden White House’s previous response to mounting concerns that Vladimir Putin’s threats are in increased danger of being realized.

“We have communicated directly, privately and at very high levels to the Kremlin that any use of nuclear weapons will be met with catastrophic consequences for Russia, that the US and our allies will respond decisively, and we have been clear and specific about what that will entail,” Sullivan told CBS’s Face The Nation.

Sullivan said that the Russian leader Putin had been “waving around the nuclear card at various points through this conflict”, and it was a matter that Biden’s administration has “to take deadly seriously because it is a matter of paramount seriousness – the possible use of nuclear weapons for the first time since the second world war”.

In a separate interview with CBS, Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was not certain that Putin was bluffing with nuclear threats. “Maybe yesterday it was bluff. Now, it could be a reality,” he said. “He wants to scare the whole world.”


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Jenny von Westphalen Sep 2022 OP
PortTack Sep 2022 #1

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Mon Sep 26, 2022, 02:18 AM

1. Lots of speculation from all kinds of sources. Poopin knows President Biden and NATO do not

bluff or bluster. When someone repeats themselves and finally says I’m not kidding, does that make it an even stronger statement? They see these sham referendums for annexation as a way of saying Ukraine is attacking the motherland, so of course they’re going to ramp up the lies and threats. Just as President Zelensky said, they want to scare the entire world.

Prevailing winds will carry the fallout directly over Moscow. He doesn’t care about the Russian ppl or the country, but to contaminate Moscow? Really?

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