French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian mentioned on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin, when making threats about utilizing nuclear weapons, wants to know that NATO, too, is a nuclear alliance.
Asked whether or not Putin’s risk of “such consequences that you have never encountered in your history” was tantamount to threatening to make use of nuclear weapons within the Ukraine battle, Le Drian mentioned it was understood as such.
“Yes, I think that Vladimir Putin must also understand that the Atlantic alliance is a nuclear alliance. That is all I will say about this,” Le Drian mentioned on French tv TF1.
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