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US: No indication of immediate use of nuclear weapons

After US President Joe Biden warned of nuclear “Armageddon”, the White House insisted there was currently no evidence of an imminent use of nuclear weapons by Russia. “We see no reason to adjust our own strategic nuclear posture,” Biden spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said today on Air Force One.

“We have no indication that Russia is preparing to use nuclear weapons immediately.” Asked if Biden’s “Armageddon” statement was based on new U.S. intelligence information, Jean-Pierre replied, “No.”

Comparison with the Cuban Missile Crisis

In 1962, President John F. Biden said the risk of a nuclear holocaust was the greatest since the days of Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He used the word “Armageddon,” the biblical term for the final decisive battle. the world

Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin was “not kidding” when he threatened to use tactical nuclear, biological or chemical weapons “because you can tell his military is so underpowered.”

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