They too want to show their muscles. Not convinced by the announcements of the first withdrawals of Russian soldiers to the Ukrainian border, Western countries have threatened Moscow with sanctions in the event of an offensive. ” If by chance somewhere the sovereignty or the integrity of Ukraine were challenged by a significant intervention on the part of Russia, then there would be massive consequences. “, said in particular the French Minister of Defense, Jean-Yves Le Drian, this Monday, February 14 on France 5.
For his part, US President Joe Biden repeated on Tuesday that a Russian attack would rule out the commissioning of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which must connect Russia to northern Germany, according to comments reported by AFP.