White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki spoke about Russia’s buildup of troops on the Ukrainian border and her statements on the issue.
“We have clearly conveyed our concerns to Russia about its aggressive rhetoric,” Psaki said.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki assessed the agenda and answered reporters’ questions at her daily press briefing at the White House.
In response to a question about whether sanctions will be imposed on Russia after the statement of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
“We will make Russia pay a heavy price if it follows the course of the conflict in Ukraine,” Psaki said. Psaki said they have discussed the issue with both Russia and their counterparts in Ukraine.
“We have said from the beginning that we will use our economic and other tools against the harmful behavior of Russia.
Secretary Blinken also stated that we will not hesitate to use these tools today, but if we are going to use these tools, we will work with our partners and allies.”
Noting that there was no meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the situation in the region, Psaki said, “We have clearly conveyed our concerns to Russia about its aggressive rhetoric.”