August 19, 2022
The US Secretary of State has said that NATO is ready for a confrontation with Russia

The US Secretary of State has said that NATO is ready for a confrontation with Russia

Ukrainian soldier in the Sydneyaki region of Ukraine. The country wants to be a member of NATO, which Russia sees as a provocation. Photo: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times.

  • This was stated by the US Secretary of State Anthony Blingen.

  • A spokesman says NATO is ready to defend its territory

  • Blingen also commented on the attacks on the nuclear plant

As the crisis in Ukraine continues to worsen, the United States has warned that NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is ready to engage in a confrontation with Russia.

Secretary of State Anthony Blingen said the group was ready for confrontation “if it came to us”.

NATO is today a military alliance of 28 European members, excluding Canada and the United States. Ukraine is not a member, but is seeking to join the group.

Blingen has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia will continue its military operations in Ukraine.

The secretary said NATO was ready to defend its allies and its territories. “Our alliance is on the defensive. We are not looking for conflict. But if we have a conflict, we are ready and we will defend every inch of NATO, ”he declared.

Blingen also took and commented, This Friday (04) morning from the control of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plantLargest in Europe, by Russian troops.

“We received information about the attack on the nuclear power plant at night. It demonstrates the irresponsibility of this war and the importance of ending it – and the importance of Russia withdrawing all its troops and engaging in good diplomatic efforts in good faith, “he said.

The Kiev government said Russian bombs hit the plant and set it on fire In a building and laboratory. However, the Russian Defense Ministry called the attack a “vicious provocation” by Ukrainian saboteurs, ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.