Secretary of State added that russia’s war against Ukraine threatens the fundamental principles of the international system.
If US allows Russia to take over Ukraine, it will lead to ” beginning of the season” of such wars in the world. This was stated by United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
“If we allow a big country to bully a smaller one, to just invade it and take over its territory without opposition, then it will be open season not only in Europe, but all over the world,” Blinken explained.
Secretary of State also added that Russia’s war against Ukraine is fraught with the fundamental principles of the international system. Therefore, it is important now to resist Russian aggression.
US. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had a telephone conversation with russian Foreign Minister lavrov. “I had a conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov today. It was direct and frank,” Blinken said. The U.S. Secretary of State said he conveyed to Lavrov that Washington would impose new sanctions if Russia annexed Ukrainian territories.
“I also made it clear to Foreign Minister Lavrov that given the Kremlin’s recent statements about plans for further annexation of Ukrainian territories … we will impose additional significant measures against Russia if it undertakes the intended action,” he said.