June 23, 2024

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Biden's trip to Brussels highlights new Russia sanctions and NATO plans |  World

Biden’s trip to Brussels highlights new Russia sanctions and NATO plans | World

USA President , Joe BidenEuropean leaders will announce new sanctions against Russia National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday the measures to tighten existing sanctions during his visit to Brussels this week.

Biden will also discuss long-term adjustments to NATO’s Force and Contingency Posture (NATOSullivan said) in the event that nuclear weapons are used. The president will also announce “joint action” to improve energy security in Europe, which is heavily dependent on Russian gas.

You we Its allies imposed severe sanctions on Russia As a punishment for the invasion of Ukraine, billions of dollars in Ukrainian arms and defense aid were provided.

Biden promised not to send US troops to Ukraine, but emphasized that he would maintain Washington’s commitment to defending members of the United States NATOif they are attacked.

The US President will travel to Brussels on Wednesday, where… NATO The European Union is hosting meetings on Thursday with other leaders.

He will participate in an emergency summit of NATOSullivan said he will meet with G7 leaders and address European Union officials at the European Council meeting.

According to the advisor, the new sanctions will be introduced on Thursday, with a focus on implementing the previous sanctions.

US President Joe Biden – Photo: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

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