US will respond to Russian strike on US satellites: Biden administration
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Washington's actions, according to the White House, will be similar to the threats that come from Moscow.
Any strike on US infrastructure, including civilian satellites, will be accompanied by retaliatory actions. This was stated during a press conference by the coordinator of the National Security Council for strategic communications, John Kirby.
In particular, the White House representative decided to comment on the recent threats by the Russian Foreign Ministry that Russia could destroy American satellites, which, according to According to Moscow, they are being used in a full-scale war in Ukraine.
According to Kirby, any strike on US infrastructure, including civilian space facilities, will be accompanied by retaliatory actions from Washington.
During a conversation with reporters, the National Security Council coordinator called Russia's war against Ukraine very provocative, which poses a danger to the European region.
“I would simply say that any attack on US infrastructure will be accompanied by retaliatory measures, and these measures will meet the threat that hangs over our infrastructure… We are going to continue to support Ukraine. We have been very open and honest about this. Nothing will change in our approach to this, “Kirby added, commenting on the next threats that come from the Russian Federation.< /p>
The day before, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs threatened to strike at American satellites, which, according to Moscow, are actively used in a full-scale war in Ukraine. Threats against Washington erupted by Deputy Head of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Konstantin Vorontsov, who said that the infrastructure of the United States and its allies in space could be considered a legitimate target for attack.