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Biden rebukes Putin, accuses him of ‘reckless’ and ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats

United Nations: US President Joe Biden announced at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia “shamelessly violated fundamentals” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he called on countries around the world to support Ukrainian resistance. was called to stand. Strongly condemning Russia’s seven-month invasion, Biden said reports of Russian abuses against civilians and attempts to eradicate Ukraine and its culture “will make your blood run cold”.

He cited Putin’s announcement on Wednesday that he had authorized a partial mobilization of reservists, a deeply unpopular move that sparked protests in Russia. And he said President Vladimir Putin’s new nuclear threats against Europe showed a “reckless disregard” of Russia’s responsibilities as a signatory to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

He criticized Russia for setting a “sham referendum” this week in forcibly seized territory in Ukraine.

“A permanent member of the UN Security Council invades his neighbor, attempts to wipe a sovereign state off the map. Russia has shamelessly violated the basic principles of the UN Charter,” he told his UN audience. Told.

Biden called on all nations, whether democracies or autocracies, to speak out against Russia’s “brutal, unnecessary war” and strengthen Ukraine’s effort to defend itself.

“We will stand in solidarity against Russia’s aggression, period,” Biden said.

Biden also highlighted the consequences of the invasion of the world’s food supply, pledging $2.9 billion in global food security aid to address shortages caused by war and the effects of climate change.

He praised the UN brokered effort to build a corridor for Ukrainian grain exported by sea, and called for the agreement to continue despite the ongoing conflict.

This came as the Russian-controlled regions of eastern and southern Ukraine announced plans to hold a Kremlin-backed referendum on becoming part of Russia and Moscow losing ground in the invasion.

Russian President Putin on Wednesday announced a partial mobilization to call 300,000 reservists and accused the West of engaging in “nuclear blackmail”.

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