Blinken Warns Russia Of “Severe Response” On Ukraine

CNN reports:

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that any movement of Russian military forces across Ukraine’s border would represent “a renewed invasion” that will be “met with swift, severe and a united response” from the United States and allies.

Blinken’s remarks followed an hour and a half bilateral meeting Friday in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in which the US sought to convince Russia to de-escalate the situation at the Ukrainian border where Russia has amassed tens of thousands of troops.

Blinken and Lavrov both confirmed that the US had agreed to send written answers to all of Russia’s security demands next week.

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