Westerners “fight directly” Russia, according to Sergei Lavrov | EUROtoday
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov referred to monetary assist, armaments and “mercenaries” from Western international locations.
By LL with AFP
En the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the West of “directly fighting” Russia in Ukraine.
“You can call it whatever you want but they are fighting us, they are fighting us straight. We call it hybrid war, but that does not change reality,” he added, referring to monetary assist, weapons and “mercenaries” from Western international locations.
The head of Russian diplomacy, throughout a protracted press convention at UN headquarters in New York, was questioned concerning the involvement of the United States within the battle in Ukraine.
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“The fact that they are de facto fighting against us using the corps of Ukrainians, I think that everyone here who is interested in the situation in Ukraine knows very well that the Americans, the British and others are fighting by first providing more and more weapons,” accused Sergei Lavrov.
The United States and European international locations which have provided weapons programs to Kiev for the reason that Russian invasion of February 2022 insist that they aren’t at warfare with Moscow however that they’re serving to Ukraine to defend itself.
The Russian minister was talking on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly throughout which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky got here in particular person to ask for extra help from the worldwide neighborhood. He proposed a peace summit to talk about his peace plan to finish the warfare. Sergei Lavrov mentioned that this settlement proposal was “completely infeasible, impossible to implement, not realistic”.