The spokesman for the US National Security Council, John Kirby, to the threats of Russia, which warned that US satellites could become targets for Russian attacks. A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry also claimed that the United States was “escalating” the conflict in Ukraine.
– United State John Kirby told reporters that Russia would respond to any Russian attack on US infrastructure. He added that, according to publicly available information, the Russians are trying to develop anti-satellite technologies.
The Russian Foreign Ministry blames the United States
Earlier on Thursday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the United States is escalating The conflict in Ukraine It might be drawn into this war, and Russia might target American commercial satellites that are being used for military purposes in Ukraine.
Zakharova added that the escalation of the conflict, which she believed prompted the United States to act “reckless and crazy” and that Washington should show greater responsibility, as happened in 1962 during the Cuban crisis when the United States and the Soviet Union withdrew from the nuclear confrontation.
A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the United States, by supporting Ukraine, “risks provoking a direct military confrontation between the major nuclear powers”.
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