The commander of the Ugandan ground forces, the son of the country’s president, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, said that an attack on Russia would be regarded by his state as an attack on Africa.
These words were uttered against the background of the statement made by the assistant to the US President for National Security, Jake Sullivan, that Washington had warned Moscow “at a very high level” about the catastrophic consequences of Russia’s alleged possible use of nuclear weapons. He stressed that the US response will be decisive and will not take long to wait.
President Putin does not have to threaten nuclear war. We hear him. An attack on Russia is an attack on Africa! pic.twitter.com/r2Xpe56V5Q
— Muhoozi Kainerugaba (@mkainerugaba) September 24, 2022
Earlier, on September 21, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, in a televised address drew attention to the statements of some high-ranking representatives of the leading NATO states about the possibility and permissibility of using nuclear weapons against Russia. He stressed that the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation will be ensured by all available means.
On the same day, Joe Biden described these words of the Russian leader as “an outright threat of the use of nuclear weapons against Europe.”
In turn, the Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, reminded in his Telegram channel that Russia does not intend to use nuclear weapons, and even more – it will not let its neighbors have it.
“I have to remind you again – for those deaf people who hear only themselves. Russia has the right to use nuclear weapons if necessary. In pre-defined cases. In strict accordance with the Fundamentals of State Policy in the field of Nuclear Deterrence. If we or our allies are attacked using this type of weapons. Or if aggression with the use of conventional weapons threatens the very existence of our state. The President of Russia said this directly recently. In addition, we will do everything to prevent the appearance of nuclear weapons from neighbors hostile to us,” he noted.