Morning news brief: Zelensky warns of Russian nuclear weapons, French election update, more

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Apr 16, 2022, 09:47 AM IST
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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that Russia can use nuclear weapons against Ukraine. He was talking with a US television network. In other news, China has begun sending its most advanced stealth fighter jet J-20 for patrols in South and East China Sea. Check out the morning news brief.

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