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Biden: US Weapons Won’t Be Used for Strikes Deep Into Russia, on Moscow or the Kremlin


US President Joe Biden voiced opposition to potential strikes by US weaponry deep within Russian territory after granting Ukraine limited permission to use American arms for attacks on Russian soil, according to reports.

In an interview with ABC News host David Muir at the American cemetery in Normandy, Biden stated, “We’re not authorizing strikes 200 miles into Russia and we’re not authorizing strikes on Moscow, on the Kremlin.”

Muir asked the US President if he was concerned about Russian self-proclaimed President Vladimir Putin’s comments that “the supply of high-precision weapons to Ukraine for strikes on Russian territory is direct participation in this war.”

“He’s concerned me for 40 years. He’s not a decent man,” Biden stated. “He’s a dictator, and he’s struggling to make sure he holds his country together while still keeping this assault going. We’re not talking about giving them weapons to strike Moscow, to strike the Kremlin; to strike just across the border, where they’re receiving significant fire from conventional weapons used by the Russians to go into Ukraine to kill Ukrainians.”

Biden visits France to commemorate the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944, a pivotal event leading to the defeat of Nazi Germany and the conclusion of World War II.

The US President is scheduled to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on June 6 to discuss military assistance to Ukraine.

Earlier on June 6, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, accompanied by his wife Olena, arrived in Caen, France, marking their participation in the events commemorating the 80th anniversary of the D-Day Allied landings in Normandy during World War II.

During his time in France, Zelenskyy is slated to hold crucial meetings with US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron.

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