Biden Says NATO ‘Would Respond’ – ‘In Kind’ – if Putin uses Chemical Weapons in Ukraine

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March 24 (UPI) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that NATO would respond if Russia used chemical weapons in its invasion of Ukraine after attending a summit held by the alliance in Brussels.

His remarks came during a news conference held after the meeting, which attempted to increase NATO’s defensive capabilities in Eastern Europe to protect countries close to war-scarred Ukraine.

Asked about potential chemical weapons use during the invasion, Biden said he couldn’t talk about military intelligence.

“We would respond” if Russian President Vladimir Putin uses chemical weapons, he said. “The nature of our response would depend on the nature of the use.”

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