Biden warns that there are no “misunderstandings” about Ukraine: any entry of troops is an “invasion”

MADRID, Jan. 20 (.) –

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has warned that there is no room for any “misunderstanding” about Ukraine about what a hypothetical movement of Russian troops would entail, pointing out that any crossing of the Ukrainian border would be considered an “invasion” and, therefore, would have consequences.

Biden took it for granted at a press conference on Wednesday that Moscow at some point will order the military deployed near the Ukrainian border to advance, although the use of terms such as “minor incursion” generated some criticism for the introduction of potential nuances in future answers.

“I have been absolutely clear with the (Russian) president, Vladimir) Putin,” the White House tenant said Thursday, at the start of a meeting focused on infrastructure. “There is no doubt: if Putin makes this decision, Russia will pay a high price,” he stressed.

The US president has also warned that Washington will respond if it involves covert actions, for example by “Russian soldiers who do not wear uniforms”, and has indicated that the Ukrainian authorities can rest assured that they will have the support of the country at all times. North American.

The Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, visited Kiev on Wednesday to personally reiterate this support for the President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, and this Friday he met in Geneva with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov.

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