Biden rules out sending rocket systems 'that can strike into Russia' to Ukraine

30/5/2022 5:56:00 PM

Biden rules out sending rocket systems 'that can strike into Russia' to Ukraine

Copy to clipboard https://str.LinkedIn WASHINGTON: The United States will not send Ukraine rocket systems that can reach into Russia, President Joe Biden said on Monday (May 30).Vladimir Putin President of Russia KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — As Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying weapons that have supported Ukraine's defense.Copy to clipboard https://str.

sg/w2De WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States will not send Ukraine rocket systems that can reach into Russia, President Joe Biden said on Monday (May 30).The comments followed reports that the Biden administration was preparing to send advanced long-range rocket systems to Kyiv for its fight against Russia."We're not going to send to Ukraine rocket systems” that can reach into Russia, Biden told reporters after arriving back at the White House after a weekend in Delaware."We're not going to send to Ukraine rocket systems" that can reach into Russia, Biden told reporters after arriving back at the White House after a weekend in Delaware.Control of it also would give Russia's military another foothold in the region; it has bridges for troops and equipment to cross the Siverskiy Donets river, which has so far impeded the Russian advance into the Donbas.Ukrainian officials have sought a longer-range system called the Multiple Launch Rocket System, or MLRS, that can fire a barrage of rockets hundreds of miles away.CNN and The Washington Post reported on Friday the Biden administration was leaning towards sending that and another system, the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, known as HIMARS, as part of a larger military aid package to Ukraine.Responding to the news, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that Washington's decision on the rocket systems was"rational".The UN Security Council, where Russia wields a powerful veto, will vote in July on whether to keep the aid route open.

CNN and The Washington Post reported on Friday the Biden administration was leaning towards sending that and another system, the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, known as HIMARS, as part of a larger military aid package to Ukraine.The Ukrainian government has urged the West to provide it with more longer-range weapons in order to turn the tide in the war, now in its fourth month.Pavlo Kyrylenko said Russian troops controlled most of it and were trying to press their offensive toward Bakhmut, another city in the region.It was not clear which system Biden was referring to in his remarks.The Ukrainian government has urged the West to provide it with more longer-range weapons in order to turn the tide in the war, now in its fourth month.Thousands of people have been killed in Ukraine and millions more displaced since the Russian invasion on Feb 24.US officials have said such weapons systems are actively being considered.The Kremlin said Putin held an 80-minute phone call Saturday with the leaders of France and Germany in which he warned against the continued transfers of Western weapons to Ukraine and blamed the conflict’s disruption to global food supplies on Western sanctions.Thousands of people have been killed in Ukraine and millions more displaced since the Russian invasion on Feb 24."Given the dynamic right now," he said,"consequences could be severe in terms of living conditions for Syrian refugees and displaced persons.

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straits_times Rocket system or call it by whatever name, enough is enough. No more war. President Biden should lead the process of ending this disastrous war. At the end of the day, we are all losers.

US will not send Ukraine rocket systems that can reach Russia, says BidenWASHINGTON: The United States will not send Ukraine rocket systems that can reach into Russia, President Joe Biden said on Monday (May 30). The comments followed reports that the Biden administration was preparing to send advanced long-range rocket systems to Kyiv for its fight against Russia. \u0022W What if they place them right at the border smlj logic, when the ukraine troops also did fire into russia borders. but since its a war, its fair that ukraine can fire into russian territory as long as it is not civilian areas.

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battleAs Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying weapons that have supported Ukraine's defense. The Russian Defense Ministry said Lyman, the second small city to fall this week, had been “completely liberated” by a joint force of Russian soldiers and Kremlin-backed separatists, who have waged war for eight years in the industrial Donbas region bordering Russia. Ukraine’s train system has ferried arms and evacuated citizens through Lyman, a key railway hub in the east.

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Ukraine aide says any Moscow deal not worth 'broken penny', Zelenskyy says Russia officials powerlessKYIV: Ukrainian presidential adviser and peace talks negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak said on Saturday (May 28) that any agreement with Russia could not be trusted, adding the only way to stop Moscow\u0027s invasion was by force. \u0022Any agreement with Russia isn\u0027t worth a broken penny,\u0022 Podolyak wrote on the Telegram 1/3 of the country is already gone from them and yet they still could not reach a peaceful negotiations. Anyway, Ukraine wont have peace, US and Nato wouldnt allow it. US and Nato kept stirring by supplying weapons and IOUs to fuel the war (without any victory), expect it to end soon? 🤷🏿

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