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Biden says Russia to pay ‘severe price’ if uses chemical weapons

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President Joe Biden on Friday vowed that Russia would pay a “severe price” if it used chemical weapons in Ukraine, after US intelligence reportedly suggested that Moscow was preparing such an attack.

“I’m not going to speak about the intelligence, but Russia would play a severe price if they used chemicals,” Biden said, answering questions at a White House press conference where he announced further sanctions on Russia.

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