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Kremlin warns Starmer of ‘escalating the situation’

10th Jul 24 11:32 am

The Kremlin has issued the Prime Minister with a warning after Sir Keir Starmer has signalled to Ukraine they can use the British supplied Storm Shadow missiles inside Russia.

The British Prime Minister told Kyiv it is for them to decide how and where they want to use the British made Storm Shadow missiles.

Sir Keir said that the missiles provided to Ukraine is “for defensive purposes” however, it is for them to “decide how to deploy it for those defensive purposes.”

Bloomberg reported that the Labour leader said the long-range cruise missiles must “obviously to be used in accordance with international humanitarian law as you would expect.”

Russia has blasted the Prime Minister for issuing a “very dangerous statement.”

The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that “this is another irresponsible step towards increasing tension and escalating the situation.”

Peskov warned that Russia will respond if the British supplied missiles are used inside the Russian Federation, adding, “We will carefully record everything and take measures.

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