‘This is absurd’: Jen Psaki famously in front of the media for reporting on Biolabs Ukraine funded by the Pentagon
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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki did not directly address questions about US-funded “Biological Threat Reduction” biolabs in Ukraine. On Thursday, however, she took to Twitter to blast the media for reporting on “conspiracy theories” backed by Russia and China.
Jen Psaki said on Twitter: “We have noted Russia’s false claims about US chemical and biological weapons laboratories in Ukraine. “We have also seen Chinese officials repeat these conspiracy theories.”
“This is absurd,” she continued. “It is the type of disinformation activity that we have seen many times from the Russians over the years in Ukraine and in other countries, unmasked and an example of the fake cryptocurrencies that we warned that the Russians would invent.
“The United States fully complies with its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological Weapons Convention and does not develop or possess such weapons anywhere,” she stated. “It is Russia that has a long and complete track record of using chemical weapons, including the assassination and poisoning of Putin’s political enemies such as Alexey Navalny.”
“It is Russia that continues to support the Assad regime in Syria, which has repeatedly used chemical weapons,” she continued. “It is Russia that has long maintained a biological weapons program in violation of international law. In addition, Russia also has a record of accusing the West of violations that Russia itself is perpetrating.
She continued: “In December, Russia falsely accused the US of deploying chemical weapons contractors in Ukraine. “All of this is an obvious Russian plot to try to justify its pre-planned, unprovoked and unprovoked attack on Ukraine.”
“Now that Russia has made these false claims and China seems to have endorsed this propaganda, we should all be on the lookout for Russia to use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine or create a fake flag operations using them,” she added. “It’s a clear pattern.”
It is ironic that the Chinese Communists are propagating a biological weapons ‘conspiracy theory’ despite concerns about the Pentagon funding a similar program in Wuhan, where the Covid pandemic originated. -19.
On Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby also addressed the issue.
Pentagon chief John Kirby called Russia’s accusations that Ukraine and the US were developing biological weapons “ridiculous” and “ridiculous”, adding that it was “classic Russian propaganda”. pic.twitter.com/bNSvzdp4AS
– Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) March 9, 2022
On Wednesday, Russia’s suspicions about a US-funded biological laboratory program in Ukraine were heightened by statements from Victoria Nuland, the US State Department’s secretary for political affairs. Watch:
“Ukraine has biological research facilities, in fact, we are quite concerned,” Nuland said. “Russian military, Russian forces may be trying to gain control, so we are working. with Ukraine about how they could prevent any of that research from falling into Russian hands. ”
Ukraine issued a presidential order on February 24 to disinfect facilities in the event of an unforeseen military occupation, such as material obtained and translated exclusively by Becker News revealed.
The document was filtered from the US embassy in Ukraine and collected by Becker News confirm existence and Pentagon funding of the “Biological Threat Reduction” program.
On Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused The United States supports the Ukrainians in the development of ‘biological warfare vehicles’ in Kyiv and Odessa. Lavrov leveled the fee at Press Conference on Thursday, this was reiterated by senior Russian diplomatic negotiators at the Russia-Ukraine peace talks in Belarus on Monday. Watch:
“We have data showing that the Pentagon is preoccupied with chemical and biological facilities in Ukraine,” Lavrov said. “The Pentagon has built two biowarfare labs and they’ve grown the pathogen in Kyiv and in Odessa.”
“And now they are concerned that they might lose control of these labs,” he argued. “And you know what it might look like in the future. And the Americans flatly and firmly refused to initiate the screening mechanism as part of the chemical weapons ban convention. And they build new chemical and biological facilities all over the Russian border.”
“And, you know, many other developments will happen,” Lavrov continued. “Clearly the CIA is involved and they are training the Ukrainian army, not going to war with Poland. And when the events in Iraq happened, when the United States declared it a threat to the national security of the United States, did anyone ask why the United States then decided to move a country away from its shores? sea order 10,000 km, because the United States is a great power? ”
“When Russia says there’s a threat to us, they start telling us there isn’t a threat at all, but you know, we’re going to decide what’s needed to give it to us. our security,” Lavrov stated. “And it’s near and next to our border, we won’t go as far as 10,000 kilometers to enforce our rules.”
Therefore, Russia is using the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 as an excuse to invade Ukraine. It turns out that after the invasion, weapons inspectors could find little if any evidence that then Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was maintaining a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) program. is active. However, the New York Times report that Iraq has stockpiles of old WMDs discovered by US troops.
In May 2020, Lavrov accused the United States of “resolutely opposed to the adoption of a protocol to the convention on the prohibition of biological and toxic weapons, which would establish a mechanism to verify compliance of member states to the obligation not to produce such weapons”.
Equal previous reportA spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov, said that the ministry would provide an “analysis of documents” on a program to create biological weapon components in Ukraine.
Slutsky also noted that, on February 24, according to documents in Ukrainian provided by Russia, laboratory staff in Ukraine received orders to immediately destroy particularly dangerous pathogens, including pathogens ‘plague, anthrax, malaria, cholera’ and other deadly diseases.
“We are receiving more and more confirmations that Russia has many good reasons to conduct a special military operation to demilitarize Ukraine,” Slutsky stated on his Telegram channel.
There is virtually no evidence that a US-funded biological lab program in Ukraine is working on biological weapons. The media hysteria, however, did not help pacify American concerns.
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