The Biden administration states that the Ukrainian invasion can come “at any time”


The White House’s top aide argued on Sunday that Russia could invade Ukraine “at any time” in a week-long conflict between Moscow and Washington.

“It may happen soon tomorrow, and it may still take a few weeks,” said Jake Sullivan, National Security Adviser to the Biden administration. Said ABC News on Sunday. Russian President Vladimir Putin added, “We are currently in a position of military deployment so that we can act positively against Ukraine at any time.”

“We believe that Vladimir Putin is very likely to order an attack on Ukraine. It can take many forms. It may happen soon tomorrow and may still take weeks. “No,” Sullivan said, emphasizing that the United States is still pursuing a diplomatic path.

Russia has gathered a significant number of troops along the Russian-Ukrainian border in recent weeks. Armies are also deployed in nearby Belarus.

However, during the appearance of ABC News, Sullivan claimed that the recently deployed US troops in Europe were not intended to fight Russian troops in Ukraine.

Sullivan also briefed lawmakers that the White House could lead to a swift capture of Kiev and result in as many casualties as they did in the Sunday talk show trio. Did not mention the report directly.

Amid fear of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, US troops and equipment landed near the Ukrainian border in southeastern Poland on Sunday after Biden ordered the deployment of 1,700 soldiers. Hundreds of infantry units of the 82nd Airborne Division are still expected to arrive at Rzeszow-Jashionka Airport.

These troops were dispatched to protect NATO’s territory because of their sacred duty under Article 5 to defend NATO’s allies and send a clear message to Russia. When attempting to take military action or attack on allies, Mr Sullivan will face a tough response to ABC, including the US military currently on the ground. “

The US Army’s Boeing C-17 Globemaster aircraft carried dozens of troops and vehicles.

Their commander was Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue, the last American soldier to leave Afghanistan on August 30, following a widely criticized evacuation strategy as Taliban fighters swiftly hijacked the country and its capital, Kabul. did.

“Our country’s contributions here in Poland show solidarity with all our allies here in Europe. Obviously, at this uncertain time we know that we are getting stronger together. “Masu,” Donahue said at the airport over the weekend.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Jack Phillips is the latest news reporter for The Epoch Times, based in New York.