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US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider taking the rare step of imposing sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin directly if Russia invaded Ukraine.

2022-01-26 01:52:00 AM

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider taking the rare step of imposing sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin directly if Russia invaded Ukraine.

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider taking the rare step of imposing sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin directly if Russia invaded Ukraine.

Biden was asked if he would see himself personally sanctioning Putin if he invaded Ukraine.“Yes,” he said. “I would see that.”Biden also said he may move in the nearer term some of the 8 500 US troops who have been put on stand-by, but vowed that no American troops would be deployed to Ukraine itself.

The United States has generally refrained from imposing sanctions on the leaders of foreign countries.Then-President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in 2017 and on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2019.

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Let's hope he won't call Russia a son of a bitch like he did to that reporter Ooh. Scary scary So russia depends on US? Every country seem to be liable to US sanctions..why can't they sanction US too Joe Biden is no different to Cyril Ramaphosa, both rather incompetent, he knows he can't sanction Russia especially with its affinity to China, just like Cyril Ramaphosa is heading an administration that is responsible for 70% youth unemployment

War games, Russia want to strengthen and expand its territory, for now West is alarmed, but because of biblical prophecies lately at some stage more countries will join Kiev, to fulfill gog and Magog, including even the middle east and far east. They're all part of the same gang, pretending not to like each other...

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on Russian President Vladimir Putin directly if Russia invaded Ukraine. Biden was asked if he would see himself personally sanctioning Putin if he invaded Ukraine. “Yes,” he said. “I would see that.” Biden also said he may move in the nearer term some of the 8 500 US troops who have been put on stand-by, but vowed that no American troops would be deployed to Ukraine itself. The United States has generally refrained from imposing sanctions on the leaders of foreign countries. Then-President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in 2017 and on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2019. Biden told reporters he had stressed to Putin that “if he went into Ukraine there would be consequences.” This entry was posted on 26 Jan 2022,12:51AM at 12:51 AM and is filed under