Russia warns “unpredictable consequences” if US sends Patriots

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Any shipment of US Patriot missiles to Ukraine could “lead to unpredictable consequences” and threaten global security, the Russian Embassy in Washington said in a statement Wednesday.

The Biden administration is finalizing plans to send the advanced long-range air defense system to Ukraine to help counter Moscow’s attacks, according to US officials cited in a CNN report Tuesday.

“If this is confirmed, we will witness yet another provocative step by the [Biden] administration, which can lead to unpredictable consequences,” the Russian Embassy statement said.
It added that continued arms deliveries to Ukraine “will only strengthen the Zelensky regime‚Äôs sense of impunity and push it to new crimes against civilians” in four Ukrainian regions that Russia claims to have annexed.


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