China would make huge “blunder” by providing lethal aid to Russia - U.S. Senator

China would make huge “blunder” by providing lethal aid to Russia - U.S. Senator

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said China would be making a colossal blunder if it decides to provide lethal aid to Russia for its war with Ukraine.

That’s according to Politico, Ukrinform reports.

“If you jump on the Putin train, you’re dumber than dirt,” the South Carolina Republican said of China in an interview with ABC.

Graham urged the Joe Biden administration to declare Russia a state sponsor of terrorism, which would enable the U.S. to penalize nations that provide assistance to Russia in its war with Ukraine, which began a year ago.

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Graham also said it was crucial for the U.S. to train Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16 fighters to give Ukraine the capability to win the war, even if that might seem like a form of escalation to President Vladimir Putin and Russia.

“Don’t worry about provoking Putin,” he said. “Worry about beating him, and I’ve never been more optimistic about winning this war in Ukraine than I am right now. I see solidarity across the aisle in America and across the seas,” Senator Graham concluded.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken previously stated that the United States is carefully monitoring that China does not supply Russia with any weapons and equipment that could be used in the war on Ukraine, and that Beijing does not help Russia circumvent international sanctions.

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