Ukraine Russia Crisis: Biden warned Russia, said - Putin has chosen war, now he and his country will face the consequences
US President Joe Biden, who has initially condemned Russia's action on Ukraine, has again warned Vladimir Putin in the strongest terms today. He not only announced tough sanctions on Russia but also asked to be ready to face the consequences.
US President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Thursday on the Ukraine crisis. He announced devastating sanctions imposed by Western countries on Russia. At the same time, in a warning tone, President Biden said, 'I have no plans to talk with Putin. Putin has chosen war, now he and his country will suffer the consequences. He further said that the US military will not go to Ukraine but will protect every inch of it. The White House has released a full list of sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and its allies for attacking Ukraine.
In response to President Putin's unprovoked aggression against Ukraine, the United States, along with Allies and partners, is imposing severe and immediate economic costs on Russia.
Read more: https://t.co/L83Q2uFwKx pic.twitter.com/kpxfNmQvxM — The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 24, 2022
Russia wants restoration of old Soviet Union - Biden
Biden started economic sanctions as the first action on Russia and in this sequence today he said that now Moscow will not be able to trade in dollars, pounds, euros etc. We are going to impose such sanctions. Joe Biden said, Putin has big ambitions, he wants to restore the old Soviet Union. The effect of sanctions is late but strong and it will be felt by Russia. "Oil companies will not raise prices," he added.
Watch live as I deliver remarks on Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine. https://t.co/fsc84Sq6F6 — President Biden (@POTUS) February 24, 2022
Biden also said that the G-7 countries have agreed to move forward on devastating sanctions packages and other economic measures against Russia. Tweeting about this, Biden said that he met with his G-7 counterparts to discuss President Putin's inappropriate attack on Ukraine and during this time these things have been agreed. Earlier, the US President said in a statement that President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will cause catastrophic damage to people's lives and cause human suffering.
During the talks, the White House said in a statement that G-7 leaders are discussing a joint response to Putin's non-provocative and unfair attack on Ukraine. US President Joe Biden has condemned Russia for an "unprovoked and unwarranted attack on Ukraine" and warned that the US and its allies will respond "unitedly and decisively". The G-7 is an informal organization of the world's seven modern economies. This includes Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, the US and the European Union.