MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russia on Saturday stated its troops may goal provides of Western weapons in Ukraine, the place the Russian military has been advancing since late February.
“We warned the USA that the orchestrated pumping of weapons from plenty of international locations is not only a harmful transfer, it’s a transfer that turns these convoys into official targets,” Russian Deputy International Minister Sergei Ryabkov instructed state tv.
He stated Moscow had warned “concerning the penalties of the inconsiderate switch to Ukraine of weapons like man-portable air defence techniques, anti-tank missile techniques and so forth.”
Ryabkov stated Washington had not taken Moscow’s warnings significantly and added that Russia and the US weren’t holding any “negotiation processes” on Ukraine.
President Vladimir Putin despatched Russian troops into Ukraine on February 24 and stated he goals to “de-Nazify” the nation.
Moscow has been hit by a barrage of worldwide sanctions since Putin despatched in troops.
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