The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, warned that Russia’s response to the latest setbacks on the battlefield in Ukraine remains unclear and called for increased vigilance by US troops during a visit to a NATO military base in Poland. This is reported Reuters.
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“The war is not going too well for Russia right now. Therefore, we all have an obligation to maintain a high degree of readiness,” Milli said in Warsaw after visiting the base.
Journalists traveling with him were asked not to publish the name of the base or indicate its location.
Milley’s trip included checking the base’s air defenses, including Patriot missile batteries, which were supposed to be the last line of defense if Russia decided to attack the base, risking war with NATO.
Milley said he does not suggest that US troops in Europe are under any increased threat, but said they should be ready. “When you’re waging war, you just don’t know with a high degree of certainty what’s going to happen next,” he said.
Milli said the war had entered a new phase with Ukrainian forces seizing the strategic initiative, although he warned that the situation could change again “in weeks or months.”
“Because of this, we have to watch very closely what Russia’s reaction to this will be,” the general said.
- In his video message today, the President Vladimir Zelensky assured: what today may seem like a lull, in fact, is preparation for another series of victories.
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