The Biden administration has reportedly offered Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and six other Latin American nations U.S. military equipment if they’ll give old Russian weapons to Ukraine.
U.S. SouthCom Commander General Laura Richardson spoke to the Atlantic Council on January 19th.
Watch Richardson discuss the request in this interview:
“If I talk to my number two, um, adversary in the region, Russia, I mean I’ve got of course the countries Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua with Russia relationships. What I really look, and six other countries by the way, so a total of nine that have Russian equipment in them and we’re working to replace that Russian equipment with United States equipment if those countries want to donate it to Ukraine or the cause that’s happening and be able to replace that with U.S. equipment,” Richardson explained.
The US has asked Cuba, Nicaragua,…