“If Russia chooses to move away from diplomacy and attack Ukraine, it will take full responsibility and this move will have swift and serious consequences,” US President Joe Biden said.
US President Joe Biden made a written statement regarding today’s UN Security Council meeting to address the Russia-Ukraine crisis at the request of the United States. Full details of Russia’s threat to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity have been presented, Biden said.
“If Russia is sincere in resolving our security concerns through a peaceful dialogue, the United States and our allies will continue to work in good faith. However, if Russia chooses to move away from diplomacy and attack Ukraine, it will assume full responsibility and this move will have swift and serious consequences.”
“The United States and our allies continue to prepare for every scenario. The world must take a clear stand against the threat from Russia and be ready to respond to all the risks that this threat may pose. Today’s Security Council meeting is an important step to urging the world to speak with one voice.”