Ukraine conflict with Russia: US obviously consider emergency gas supplies to Europe
In Ukraine conflict, the US government for emergency gas supplies should have explored in Europe. Around one third of its gas needs, the EU relates to Russia. © Photo: Alexei Alexandrov / AP / DPA Ukraine Conflict In Ukraine Conflict with Russia , the US government has insiders explored emergency plans for gas supplies to Europe with energy companies.
© Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters Joe Biden at the White House on January 24th 2022.
To show his firmness to Moscow, Washington announced Monday having placed Up to 8,500 military alert, ready to strengthen NATO troops. Europeans, more cautious, call not to create more "volatility" in the Ukrainian crisis.
By announcing the possible deployment of thousands of American soldiers to strengthen the troops of NATO , Joe Biden has significantly increased the pressure on Moscow, Monday, January 24th.
The United States has placed up to 8,500 alert military. This means that they could be ready in five days to reinforce the rapid reaction force of the military alliance, made up of 40,000 soldiers, said the Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. "No decision has been made on a deployment of forces outside the United States for the moment," he added. But "it is very clear," he added, "that the Russians do not currently have the intention to start a de-escalation."
Lead 1-Ukrainian Crisis-Meeting Friday in Geneva Between Blinken and Lavrov
Ukraine-crisis / USA-Russia (Lead 1, Photo, TV): Lead 1-Ukrainian crisis-meeting Friday in Geneva between Blinken and Lavrov * Head of US diplomacy expected in Kiev Wednesday * Discussions between European representatives and Russians * Berlin could stop North Stream 2 in case of attack against Ukraine * NATO proposes to Moscow additional meetings (updated all the way ; Photo / TV available) by Susan Heavey and Sabine Siebold Washington / Berlin, January 18 (Reuters) - The Head of American Dipl
The US President attempts to rock in his favor the report of forces that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, massaging troops and equipment on the border of Ukraine.
Joe Biden has had a videoconference of a little less than an hour and a half with several European leaders. The participants affirmed their support "without reserve" to the territorial integrity of Ukraine and promised "very heavy consequences" to Russia in case of invasion of this country, announced Monday night the German government. They "were all of the opinion that it belongs to Russia to undertake visible initiatives of de-escalation" in this conflict, indicated the spokesman for the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
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Ukraine conflict Swirls continues: US Secretary of State Blinking meets Ukrainian President Selensky
In the course of the tensions in the Ukraine conflict, the US foreign minister has landed flashes to talks in Kiev. All parties continue to warn of escalation. © Photo: Alex Brandon / Pool AP / DPA Antony Blinking, Foreign Minister in the United States, waving at his departure to Kiev. US Secretary of State Antony Blink has landed on Wednesday morning in Kiev to meet the Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selensky and his colleagues Dmytro Kulba .
remains that this rise in pressure from the Americans seems to take the Europeans. "We are concerned, we are also very attentive not to create ambiguity, additional volatility," said Paris on Monday.
But the United States has assured Monday, by the voice of the spokesman of the Department of State Ned Price, having "no divergence" with the Europeans about the sanctions to impose in Russia in case of invasion of Ukraine, nor about the urgency of the threat. Joe Biden assured "total unanimity" with the Europeans on the file.
The French president Emmanuel Macron wants to offer "a de-escalation path" to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during an interview "in the coming days".
France, which is currently the command of the NATO's rapid reaction force, also organizes Wednesday in Paris a meeting of high rank advisers with Germany, Russia and Ukraine, to try to revive a format. dialogue dating from 2015, today at the dead point.
biden speaks concrete and great works for its first anniversary at the White House
© AFP D Es bridges and roads, to try to forget the bad polls and parliamentary paralysis: one year exactly after its investiture, Joe Biden pursues Thursday his difficult attempt to revive his presidency. Far from solemn promises to bring America taken on January 20, 2021 on the Capitol Marches, the US President marked this first anniversary much more concretely.
Avoid the "Alarmist" reaction
The leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, called for not "dramatize" and to avoid the reaction "alarmists" after the United States decided to make the families leave the families of the families Diplomats in Kiev, an initiative followed by London and Canberra.
NATO for its part announced placing waiting forces and sending ships and combat aircraft to strengthen its defenses in Eastern Europe.
Moscow denounced a "hysteria" and accused the United States and NATO "to exacerbate tensions by ads and concrete actions". The Ukrainian authorities have also judged the decision of Washington concerning their "premature" and "excessive" diplomatic representation.
In parallel with this pressure rise, the United States continues to explore the diplomatic channel. According to a European source, a new meeting would thus be expected between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his counterpart Russian Sergei Lavrov, has been learned from a European diplomatic source.
crisis in Ukraine. The US Embassy urges its citizens "to consider from now on" .
© Sergey Dolzhenko / EPA / Maxppp The American Embassy in Kiev. The American Embassy in Kiev called on Wednesday, January 26, his nationals to stand ready. Tensions between Western and Russians have greatly increased in recent days on the thorny subject of Ukraine. The American Embassy to Kiev a "Exhorted" Wednesday, January 26 The American citizens lying in Ukraine to leave the country without delay, in full tensions between Westerners and Russia about Ukraine .