UK comment on ‘strike on Russia’ triggers Moscow response

Any attempt to do so would result in an immediate “proportionate” response, the Russian military said.

The Russian Ministry of Defense accused London of having “direct provocation” after British Armed Forces Minister James Heappey said Ukrainian forces could use UK-supplied weapons to attack targets on Russian soil. Any attempt to do so would prompt an immediate response, the ministry warned in a statement on Tuesday.

“We would like to emphasize that London’s direct provocation of the kyiv regime to such actions, if they attempt to do so, will immediately lead to our proportional response. As we have warned, the Russian armed forces are on standby around the clock to retaliate with long-range high-precision weapons against decision-making centers in Kyiv,” he added. notify the army.

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The ministry went on to say that “advisers of one of the Western nations” located in these centers “won’t necessarily be a problem” in Russia’s retaliatory decision-making process.

Earlier in the day, Heappey said kyiv could use weapons supplied by the UK to launch attacks on Russian territory, dismissing fears that this could lead to an international escalation.

“It is entirely legitimate for Ukraine to aim deep into Russia in order to disrupt logistics which, if left undisturbed, would directly contribute to death and carnage on Ukrainian soil,” he said. -he adds. Heappey told Times Radio.


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