There is a “very high” risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine and it could happen in “several days”, warned US President Joe Biden on Thusday.
Speaking at the White House, Biden said the United States had seen no signs of an alleged Russian withdrawal of forces along its border with Ukraine.
He said the United States had “reason believe” that Russia is “engaged in a false flag operation to have an excuse to go in.”
“Everything indicates that we have that they are ready to go to Ukraine, attack Ukraine,” he told reporters. in Washington.
Biden said the door to a diplomatic solution remains open but noted there is no plan for him to hold a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Request how high the menace of Russian invasion was right now, Biden said, “That’s very high.”