US leader Joe Biden and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky are discussing the transfer of ATACMS long-range missiles to Kiev, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
At the same time, he noted that the final decision rests with Biden. “Whether in the end we will give ATACMS or not, it will be a decision that the president will have to make. He talked about it with President Zelensky. They continue this discussion,” RIA Novosti quotes his statement to the Aspen Security Forum.
Sullivan also said that the United States and other countries of the North Atlantic Alliance are ready to “take risks” in the issue of transferring new weapons to Kiev, however, when making such decisions, they take into account the likely reaction of the Russian Federation.
Earlier it was reported that the United States is considering sending ATACMS tactical missiles to the Kiev regime. Note that these missiles have a range of about 300 kilometers.
Recall that Russia has repeatedly stated that weapons sent to Kiev from Western countries and the United States are considered their legitimate target. In particular, the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, warned that it would be seized and destroyed.