Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that a third world war would prove disastrous if it did happen because it would involve nuclear weapons, Russian media reported, citing the Qatari broadcaster.
According to Lavrov, US President Joe Biden is a veteran who previously said that the only alternative to war is sanctions.
On Tuesday, Lavrov said the “real threat” of Ukraine acquiring nuclear weapons required a response from Moscow.
“Today, the regime of (Ukrainian President) Zelensky poses a threat to neighboring countries and to international security in general, significantly after the established authorities in Kyiv began a dangerous game concerning plans to acquire nuclear weapons of their own. have increased,” Lavrov said Tuesday, speaking at a meeting in Geneva, The Hill reported, citing UK media.
Meanwhile, the Russian delegation is set to meet Ukrainian negotiators on Wednesday evening.
“There is indeed a certain element of contradictory information. But I will tell you which part does not refer to conflicting information. Therefore, this afternoon, probably in the evening, our delegation will be on the spot waiting for the Ukrainian negotiators. Our delegation will be Tonight talks are ready to continue. And everything else is controversial,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.
Russia is facing heavy criticism in the international arena after Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24 declared the separate Ukrainian territories of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent republics and announced “special military operations” in Ukraine. .
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