Harris vows economic response if Russia invades Ukraine

The vice president continued, “Make no mistake: The imposition of these sweeping and coordinated measures will inflict great damage on those who must be held accountable.”

“We don’t need your sanctions after the bombardment will happen and after our country will be fired at or after we will have no borders, or after we will have no economy … why would we need those sanctions then?” he said.

In their meeting in Munich, Harris told Zelensky that the US “takes seriously the importance of the integrity and the territorial integrity of Ukraine and your sovereignty, and the United States stands with Ukraine in this regard.”

“Any threats to your country we take seriously, and we have rallied our allies and our partners to speak with one voice,” said the vice president, who was also meeting Saturday with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

Harris’ office said in a statement that Harris and Zelensky “discussed the united Transatlantic approach if Russia further…

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