Liz Truss is set to warn Vladimir Putin he will never win in Ukraine despite his ‘desperate’ threat to use nuclear weapons in a speech on Thursday.
She and Joe Biden will both denounce the Russian despot in New York after he delivered a chilling speech in Moscow.
Putin said he had ordered the mobilisation of reserves to fight in Ukraine and claimed he was ‘not bluffing’ over the use of his nuclear arsenal.
The crisis dominated talks between the Prime Minister and President Biden last night during which they insisted the West would not yield to aggression.
Addressing the UN general assembly in the early hours, Miss Truss said Putin was ‘desperately trying to justify his catastrophic failures’.
Crisis talks: Liz Truss with Joe Biden in New York last night. They discussed Vladimir Putin’s escalation of the Ukraine war
She added: ‘He is doubling down by sending even more reservists to a terrible fate. He is desperately trying to claim the mantle of democracy for a…