Joe Biden warns Putin to not use chemical or nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Putin not to use chemical or nuclear weapons in Ukraine
Joe Biden mentioned any use of such weapons could be ‘consequential’ (Footage: Russian Defence Ministry/Reuters/AP/CBS Information)

Joe Biden has implored Vladimir Putin to not use chemical or tactical nuclear weapons throughout his invasion of Ukraine.

The US President mentioned doing so ‘would change the face of battle in contrast to something since World Warfare II’.

Throughout an interview within the White Home, CBS’ 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley mentioned Putin was ‘turning into embarrassed and pushed right into a nook’ following a sting of army defeats.

Requested what he would say to his Russian counterpart had been he to contemplate deploying weapons of mass destruction, Mr Biden replied: ‘Don’t, don’t, don’t.’

He went on to warn that utilizing such weapons could be ‘consequential’, saying: ‘They’ll turn into extra of a pariah on the earth than they ever have been.

‘And relying on the extent of what they do will decide what response would happen.’

Russian forces suffered a beautiful reversal this month after Ukrainian troops clawed again greater than 3,000 sq miles of territory within the northeastern Kharkiv area.

Putin’s perceived humiliation was pushed house by the sight of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky greeting troopers within the lately reclaimed metropolis of Izyum.

The Russian president disregarded the lightning counter-offensive with a sinister smile on Friday.

Talking after a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation within the Uzbek metropolis of Samarkand, Putin mentioned he was in no hurry in Ukraine.

He mentioned: ‘The Kiev authorities introduced that they’ve launched and are conducting an lively counter-offensive operation.

With a smile, he added: ‘Effectively, let’s see the way it develops, the way it finally ends up.’

SAMARKAND, UZBEKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 16: (RUSSIA OUT) Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his press conference at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, on September 16, 2022, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for a two day visit. (Photo by Contributor/Getty Images)
Vladimir Putin talks throughout his press convention on the Shanghai Cooperation Group (SCO) Summit (Image: Getty)

Russia hit Ukrainian infrastructure in response – together with a reservoir dam and electrical energy provides – and Putin mentioned these assaults might worsen.

He mentioned: ‘Just lately, the Russian armed forces have inflicted a few delicate blows. Let’s assume they’re a warning.

‘If the scenario continues to develop like this, then the response can be extra critical.’

Putin additionally mentioned Russia was regularly taking management of recent areas of Ukraine.

Requested if what he calls the ‘particular army operation’ wanted correction, he mentioned: ‘The plan is just not topic to adjustment.

‘The Common Employees considers one factor necessary, one other factor secondary – however the primary process stays unchanged, and it’s being applied.

‘The principle aim is the liberation of all the territory of Donbas.’

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