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Invasion of Ukraine may happen ‘through the Olympics,’ Blinken says
The steadiness of the Indo-Pacific may also be in peril if Russia is allowed to threaten Ukraine with impunity, the US secretary of state has warned throughout a go to to Australia.
Antony Blinken mentioned on Friday there have been “very troubling indicators of Russian escalation”, including: “We’re in a window when an invasion may start at any time – and to be clear, that features through the Olympics.”
He mentioned the US would proceed to attract down its embassy in Kyiv and reiterated requires any Americans who stay in Ukraine to go away instantly, following Joe Biden’s remark that “issues may go loopy rapidly”.
After becoming a member of along with his Australian, Indian and Japanese counterparts for a gathering of the Quad in Melbourne, Blinken made the case that permitting Russia to additional invade Ukraine would have far wider penalties and will embolden different international locations, comparable to China, to pursue army aggression.
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