Putin warns of Russia hitting new targets if US gives missiles to Ukraine | DW News

Putin warns of Russia hitting new targets if US gives missiles to Ukraine | DW News

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow will respond to the West delivering long-range missiles to Ukraine.

His remarks come after the US pledged to supply Kyiv with M142 systems armed with precisions-guided missiles. The range of the missiles, according to media reports, would be between 70 to 80 kilometers (43.5 to 50 miles).

In comments broadcast on Sunday, Putin said the systems were "nothing new" and their range depended on the missiles that the US decided to provide.

"But, if they will be delivered, we will draw appropriate conclusions and use our own weapons, of which we have enough, to strike objects that we haven't struck before," Putin told Russia's state broadcaster.

The Russian president did not specify which targets he had in mind.

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