US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US made no concessions — but is open to dialogue — in response to Russia’s demands for the US and its allies to curb preparation for an invasion and for Ukraine and other ex-Soviet nations to be denied entry to NATO.
The United States delivered written replies to sweeping Russian security demands, a key step in a fragile diplomatic process as Russia staged new military drills near Ukraine.
Press Secretary Jen Psaki says Russia has to make the decision to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine now that the U.S. has provided its written response to Russia’s security demands.
What people are saying?
Jennifer It cannot be as simple as Ukraine not joining NATO because that should be easy. It doesn’t explain the annexation of Crimea. There must be more to this.
ThatGuy There would be no war with Russia. It would be nothing but nuclear annihilation as neither side will take the situation at that point without full force.