(Washington) Russia has reportedly sent a formal complaint to the US this week warning of “unintended consequences” following the increase in military aid to Ukraine.
Posted at 11:58 last night.
According to the diplomatic note, Moscow warns the US and NATO against sending “highly sensitive” weapons to Ukraine, ruling that such military equipment could “fuel” the fire and provoke “unintended consequences”. Washington Post.
The warning comes after US President Joe Biden pledged $ 800 million in new military aid to Ukraine, including carriers of helicopters and armored personnel carriers.
“What the Russians are telling us personally is precisely what we are telling the world, and the massive assistance we are providing to our Ukrainian partners proves to be remarkably effective,” a senior U.S. official was quoted as saying. Mail.
The State Department declined to comment.
According to New York TimesThe note was sent through ordinary diplomatic channels and was not signed by a senior Russian official.
CNN, for its part, cited a source familiar with the matter, saying that this formal complaint meant that Moscow was preparing to adopt a more aggressive approach against the United States and NATO.
Joe Biden on Wednesday gave the green light to massive new military aid to Ukraine, with heavier equipment than ever before.
The U.S. executive said the new U.S. supplies would include some of the “most effective equipment we have already provided” for Ukraine, but “new capabilities” including “artillery systems” and “armored carriers”.