US President Joe Biden says there’s a “clear sign” that Vladimir Putin is thinking about unleashing organic and chemical guns in opposition to Ukraine.
Mr Putin’s again is “against the wall” after his forces encoutered fierce Ukrainian resistance, with the Russian chief now weighing “false flag” assaults as an excuse to make use of the banned guns, Mr Biden stated.
The Kremlin is also making plans cyber assaults on the USA, Mr Biden instructed a trade tournament.
It comes as Ukraine accused Russia of committing a “real act of genocide” in opposition to the besieged town of Mariupol, with masses of 1000’s of civilians nonetheless with out food, water or electrical energy following days of bombing.
Mr Biden stated: “Putin’s “back is against the wall and now he’s talking about new false flags he’s setting up including, asserting that we in America have biological as well as chemical weapons in Europe, simply not true,.
“They are also suggesting that Ukraine has biological and chemical weapons in Ukraine.
“That’s a clear sign he’s considering using both of those. He’s already used chemical weapons in the past, and we should be careful of what’s about to come.”
Mr Biden warned that Mr Putin “knows there’ll be severe consequences because of the united Nato front”, even though didn’t specify what movements Russia would face.
Last week, Mr Biden branded Mr Putin a “war criminal”, sparking anger from Moscow.
The Russian international ministry stated it had known as US ambassador, John Sullivan, for a gathering over “recent unacceptable statements” which it stated had “put Russian-American relations on the verge of a breach”.
Russia’s protection ministry has prior to now accused Kyiv, with out offering proof, of making plans a chemical assault in opposition to its personal other folks as a way to accuse Moscow of the use of chemical guns within the invasion of Ukraine.
Last month. US nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan warned Nikolay Patrushev, secretary of Russia’s Security Council,of penalties for “any possible Russian decision to use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine”.
It comes as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy known as for talks with Russia, announcing Ukraine is ready to ‘compromise’ on NATO in change for a ceasefire.
But he vowed that Ukraine would no longer settle for Russian calls for to give up.
“We have an ultimatum with points in it. ‘Follow it and then we will end the war’,” Mr Zelensky stated.
“Ukraine cannot fulfill the ultimatum.”