He also mentioned the Palestinian movement Hamas.
“We will not allow our enemies to divide or weaken us,” stressed the head of the US military department at a forum on national defense.
According to Austin, the United States will continue to help all its allies, both Ukraine and Israel. “The United States is the most powerful country on Earth. We can perform several tasks at the same time,” emphasized the head of the Pentagon.
He called Russia’s special operation in Ukraine “a challenge for NATO allies.” “The outcome of this fight will determine global security for decades to come. And we cannot afford to sit on the sidelines,” Austin concluded (cited by RIA Novosti).