Ukraine crisis: US has no strategy of regime change in Russia, Blinken says

Biden recently said Russian President Vladimir Putin 'cannot remain in power'.



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By Reuters

Published: Sun 27 Mar 2022, 12:47 PM

The United States has no strategy of regime change for Russia, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters on Sunday after President Joe Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power”.

“I think the president, the White House, made the point last night that, quite simply, President Putin cannot be empowered to wage war or engage in aggression against Ukraine or anyone else,” Blinken said during a visit to Jerusalem.

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“As you know, and as you have heard us say repeatedly, we do not have a strategy of regime change in Russia - or anywhere else, for that matter.”


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