«The danger of large-scale use of chemical weapons by Russia on Ukrainian territory is real».
This was recently stressed by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyin a message to the Heads of State and Government G7.
This warning is issued the next day Statement by US counterpart Joe Biden, who saw the use of chemical weapons as a “credible threat”broadcasts the French Agency.
Concern on the part of NATO as well
Earlier, and NATO express concern over Russia’s possible use of chemical weapons in Ukraine.
As stated by the Secretary General of the Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg“We are partly concerned because we see the rhetoric and see that Russia is trying to create a kind of pretext by accusing Ukraine, the United States and NATO allies of preparing to use chemical and biological weapons.”
Speaking to reporters after its completion summit in Brussels, he added that any use of such weapons “would have far-reaching consequences”.
“There is also a risk that a chemical weapons attack could have a direct impact on populations living in NATO countries, because we could see contamination, we could see the spread of chemical agents or biological weapons in our countries,” Stoltenberg warned.
Source: News Beast