Russian Foreign Minister says a third world war would be nuclear and destructive


The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrovstated this Wednesday that, if there is a third World warthis would imply nuclear weapons and it would be destructiveas reported by the RIA news agency. Lavrov has said that Russia, which launched a special military offensive against Ukraine on March 24, would face a “real danger” if Kiev acquired nuclear weapons. The foreign minister elaborated that Moscow is not going to allow the Kiev government to acquire nuclear weapons.

On Tuesday, Russia went to largest international forum on human rights on Geneva to justify with a whole arsenal of arguments its war against Ukraine and turned a deaf ear to the demands of the international community to stop its military operation, while the European Union and United States They said that those responsible must be held accountable for their actions.

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrovaccused the government of Kyiv of being “neo-Nazi” and of mistreating and violating the rights of the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine since 2014, when a citizen movement achieved the fall of the then president, Viktor Yanukovych, a close ally of Moscow.

Close associate of Putin

Lavrov spoke by videoconference before the Human Rights Councils of alleged “mass graves found in the Donbas region”, with deaths caused by Ukrainian bombardments against the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, with important Russian-speaking communities, which eight years ago fell under the control of separatist groups that had the support of Russia.

The minister, who has spent 18 years as head of russian diplomacy and is considered one of the closest collaborators to President Vladimir Putin, he planned to stand up to the Human Rights Council and present his arguments in person, but the current sanctions prevented his plane from flying over several European countries on the way to Switzerland.

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Lavrov he inadvertently avoided the snub that all Western delegations to the Human Rights Council had in store for him, joined by several from Latin America, who had planned to leave the room when he appeared on the rostrum. The action occurred, but when the image of the message that she had previously recorded appeared.

Earlier, Lavrov He appeared in the same way at the Conference on Disarmament, which meets in parallel in Geneva, to denounce as “inadmissible” the existence of US nuclear weapons in Europe and reiterate Moscow’s demand for NATO to present security guarantees.


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