Published 28 September 2022 at 07.17
Foreign. Unlike Europe, the United States welcomes Russian citizens fleeing military deployment in Ukraine to seek asylum in the country, reports Fox News.
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– Regardless of nationality, they can apply for asylum in the United States and have their case tried on a case-by-case basis, says White House press officer Karine Jean-Pierre on Thursday.
– We welcome all asylum seekers, and they should seek asylum.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a general mobilization of the Russian military last week, with 300,000 men being called up. Concerns have since grown in Russia that a general mobilization of all men of military age will be the next announcement.