Biden warns of chemical warfare threat as he leaves for Europe

President BidenTroy Kotsur, Oscar winner Joe BidenDeaf: Tried to teach Biden ‘dirty sign language’ during visit to WH, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre tests positive for COVID -19. January 6 panel files contempt suit against Scavino, Navarro MORE Wednesday warned that there was a “real threat” that the Russian president Vladimir PoutineVladimir Vladimirovich Putin Biden says he was not calling for regime change in Russia Seizing Russian yachts is US goal. But it’s not easy that Ukraine can defeat Russia – but the West must help MORE could use chemical weapons against Ukraine.

“I think that’s a real threat,” Biden said when asked about his level of concern about Putin’s use of chemical weapons.

He made the comment as he left the White House for Europe, where he will meet with allies to discuss strategy.

When asked what he would say to European leaders, Biden said he would say it to his face when he arrives.

“Anything I have to say I will say when I get there,” Biden said, adding that he would be “happy to talk to you when I get back,” referring to reporters.

Biden administration officials have sounded the alarm over the threat that Russia will escalate its war on Ukraine with chemical weapons, and the president has previously warned that Russia will pay a heavy price if he launches an attack to chemical weapons, but did not specify what that answer would be. would imply.

Biden is expected to land in Brussels later on Wednesday. On Thursday, he will meet with leaders at NATO headquarters and deliver remarks at a NATO summit to discuss the response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine. He will then attend and speak at a Group of Seven meeting to discuss the consequences the United States and its allies have imposed on Russia so far.

He will also take part in a bilateral meeting with European Council President Charles Michel, deliver a speech at a European Council summit and hold a press conference on Thursday.

On Friday, the president will travel to Warsaw, where he will meet Polish President Andrzej Duda. He will also visit US troops and deliver a speech before returning to Washington.