Washington reopened channels of communication with Moscow, saying it was “worth it” to avoid a direct confrontation with Russia over Ukraine
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The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General J. Mark Milleconfirmed this Monday that his country To avoid escalation, the military has resumed contact with Russia in the field Between the two passes.
Milley made this disclosure in a joint press conference with the US Defense Secretary. Lloyd AustinAfter a virtual meeting with officials from 47 allied countries to discuss military aid Ukraine, The general has explained that both he and the Pentagon chief are focused on managing risk and avoiding potential escalation. Russia,
Within these efforts, “we have reopened communications at the military level and I have called my Russian counterpart,” said Milley, who did not wish to give details about the content of the conversation. However, the chief of the US General Staff has indicated that it is an “important” step and “it is worth it”.
Milley emphasized that US remains “committed” to Ukraine’s support, while wanting to avoid escalation of tension with Russia. Washington supports to counter Kyiv with military and humanitarian aid Invasin Rusa From UkraineLast started on 24 February.
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