NATO warns Moscow on Ukraine
NATO-Russia: NATO warns Moscow on Ukraine © Reuters / ints Kalnins NATO warns Moscow on Ukraine by Humeyra Pamuk and Sabine Siebold Riga (Reuters) - Russia would pay a heavy tribute in case of new military aggression against Ukraine, warned the United States and the Atlantic Alliance before a NATO meeting on the situation. At the Ukrainian border, where the deployment of Russian troops in large numbers worries Westerners.
© Via Reuters The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky participates in a ceremony in Kharkiv, December 6, 2021.
France, the United Kingdom, the United Kingdom Italy, Germany and the United States expressed on Monday their "determination that the sovereignty" of Ukraine "be respected", while the threat of a Russian invasion. For its part, Washington has promised to react in case of aggression, but not to intervene militarily.
The West rises the tone. In view of the " tensions between Russia and Ukraine ", the leaders of Germany, the United States, France, Italy and the United Kingdom have expressed their determination that the Sovereignty "of Ukraine" is respected, "said the Elysee in a statement on Monday, December 6th.
Lead 1-Blinken Dating Lavrov on Tensions on Ukraine
Europe-Securite / (Lead 1, Photo, TV): Lead 1-Blinken Dating Lavrov on Ukraine Tensions (Updated After Interview Blinken -Lavrov; TV production available) by Humeyra Pamuk and Johan Ahlander Stockholm, 2 December (Reuters) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Russia against the serious consequences it would suffer in case of Invasion of Ukraine and exhorted Moscow to find a diplomatic solution to its crisis with Kiev.
While Russia is accused of preparing an attack on its Ukrainian neighbor, Emmanuel Macron and the other four Heads of State and Government also "said their commitment to action to maintain peace and security in Europe," added The French Presidency at the end of a phone call between the five leaders.
According to the Elysee, they all reminded the need for Russia to re-engage in the negotiations with Ukraine, as part of the group called "Normandy", under the auspices of France and Germany.
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This diplomatic coordination of Westerners intervenes on the eve of a very expected videoconferencing interview between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin on the subject and after the subject. 'Warning on Monday of the White House, which has been ready to react against Moscow in case of aggression of Ukraine.
Ukraine: Emmanuel Macron will meet with Vladimir Putin "in the coming days"
© Stephane de Sakutin / AFP Emmanuel Macron alongside Vladimir Putin, May 29, 2017 in Versailles during the coming of the Russian leader in France. For several days, Washington, NATO and Kiev have accused Moscow to massage troops at the border with Ukraine to attack the country. US President Joe Biden spoke on this Tuesday, December 7 with Vladimir Putin.
The United States, in addition to taking economic sanctions, are willing to increase their military presence in Eastern Europe if Russia attacks Ukraine, said a senior official of the Biden administration on Monday. "If Putin moves, there would be an increased demand for our allies" Eastern Europe for "more troops, capacities and exercises", and "the United States would respond favorably," he said. It has, however, has made it clear that a direct US military response was not considered. "The United States does not seek to end up in a position where the direct use of US forces would be at the center of our reflections," said this manager.
Washington intends to privilege, in case of invasion of Ukraine, "a combination" of several elements: "support to the Ukrainian army", "strong economic sanctions" and "a substantial increase in support and capacities with of our allies within NATO ".
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY On the front line
sign of the peak voltage with Moscow, the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky went on Monday on the front line with the Prorusses separatists in the east of his country.
A senior US official told Washington Post from Friday that Russia was preparing to trigger early 2022 an offensive involving up to 175,000 men. Moscow has several times denied all belliquerous vellite and accused Western countries to multiply "provocations".
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Ukraine needs the unity of the EU. But it is endangered by the dispute over the Baltic Sea pipeline. A comment. © Photo: Imago Images / Belga Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) on Thursday at the EU summit in Brussels. Ironically in the shadow of the judgment in the Berlin Tiergartenprozess , Chancellor Olaf Scholz completed its first EU summit .