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Biden re-warns Russia

 International Desk

 Published: 05:13 PM, 3 January 2022  

Photo: Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin

Photo: Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin

US President Joe Biden has re-warned Russia that they will retaliate if it attacks Ukraine.

He made the pledge in a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday (January 2).

Biden held an online meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week amid tensions with Russia over a Russian military gathering on the Ukrainian border. A few days later, the US President had a telephone conversation with the President of Ukraine.

Although Russia welcomed the telephone conversation, the Putin administration warned that it would respond "appropriately" if sanctions were imposed on Moscow.