US claims Russia is ‘manufacturing threats'

Posted On: Jul 4, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

US claims Russia is ‘manufacturing threats'

White House press secretary Jen Psaki insists NATO poses no threat to Russia
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to place Russia's nuclear deterrence forces on high alert was an example of “manufacturing threats that don't exist.” Putin, however, says he gave the order after NATO officials made “aggressive statements” against Russia.
“This is really a pattern that we've seen from President Putin through the course of this conflict, which is manufacturing threats that don't exist in order to justify further aggression,” Psaki told ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos. “And the global community and the American people should look at it through that prism.”
Shortly before Psaki spoke, Putin ordered Russia's deterrent forces - which include various strategic weapons, both nuclear and conventional - placed on “special” alert. Putin said that he made the decision based on “aggressive statements against our country” from NATO countries. He also...

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