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Blinken: Security Council must tell Russia to stop ‘nuclear threats’

United States' Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during high level Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine, Thursday, September 22, 2022 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
United States' Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during high level Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine, Thursday, September 22, 2022 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is calling on every UN Security Council member to “send a clear message [to Russia] that these reckless nuclear threats must stop immediately.”

Blinken is addressing a council session about Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier this week that his nuclear-armed country will “certainly use all means available to us” if its territory is threatened and to defend the country and its people.

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