The fallout from a Russian nuclear strike on Ukraine could drift into NATO countries, said Sen. Jack Reed.
This could be "perceived as an attack" on NATO itself, said Reed, who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg also said a WMD strike could mean "dire consequences" for allied nations.
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Should Russia use a nuclear weapon on Ukraine, any fallout that drifts into a nearby NATO country could be considered an attack on a coalition member, said Senate Armed Services Committee chair Jack Reed on Wednesday.
As such, there would be "consequences" if Russian President Vladimir Putin were to order a chemical, biological, or nuclear strike on Ukraine, per The New York Times.
Earlier this month, Biden said Russia would "pay a severe price" if it were to deploy chemical weapons in Ukraine. »