World leaders confront to putin’s mobilization decree
Leaders across the world have expressed shock over the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s latest announcement of mobilization efforts. It is viewed as a threat to the wider world as Putin makes push to build up military forces and his plans for escalation in Ukraine may not be limited to mobilization of more troops. The mobilization will be partial in nature, drawing 300,000 reservists from the country out of its vast reserve force of 25 million people.
Putin’s fine veiled threats over the nation’s address on wednesday raised the risk of nuclear conflict. He outlined a sensational reminder: “ If the territorial integrity of our nation is threatened , we will certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people”.
US President Joe Biden slams it Putin’s ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats. While dozens detained in Russia at anti-mobilization protests.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on every UN Security Council member to “send a clear message" to Russia that it must stop its nuclear threats in the war in Ukraine.
Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that any weapons in Moscow's arsenal, including strategic nuclear weapons, could be used to defend territories incorporated in Russia from Ukraine.