Russia’s foreign minister says the potential for a nuclear war over Ukraine and the outbreak of World War III is “serious and realistic.”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergeĭ Viklov will attend a joint press conference on April 8, 2022, after meeting with Armenian counterparts in Moscow.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergeĭ Viklov said NATO was “essentially” in a proxy war with Russia by supplying Ukraine with heavy weapons.ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO / POOL / AFP via Getty Images

  • Sergei Labrov said the threat of a nuclear war over Russia’s war in Ukraine is “serious.”

  • Russia’s foreign minister also said NATO was already “essentially” in a proxy war with Russia.

  • The Ukrainian Foreign Minister said the comments were intended to be “afraid of the world supporting Ukraine.”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergeĭ Viklov warned the West on Monday that continuing to be involved in the war between Russia and Ukraine poses “serious” and “real” risks to World War III.

During a broadcast on state television, Viklov was asked about the importance of avoiding World War III and whether tensions between the United States and Russia could be compared to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. According to Reuters..

“I don’t want to artificially increase those risks. Many want it. The danger is serious and realistic, and we shouldn’t underestimate it,” Reuters said. rice field.

But he was also said to have portrayed Russia as a country striving to reduce the risk of nuclear war.

At the same time, Viklov also accused NATO of “essentially engaging in war” with Russia by supplying Ukraine with heavy weapons. Reported by the BBC..

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba seems to have dismissed Viklov’s comment as a bluff. Tweet They said they intended to “frighten the world by supporting Ukraine.”

“Therefore, the story of the” real “danger of World War III. This only means that Moscow is feeling defeated in Ukraine, “Kleber wrote.

Viklov had previously issued a hidden warning about the nuclear war in the light of the Ukrainian invasion.

Early March, 2 weeks later President Vladimir Putin puts Russian nuclear forces on alertViklov World War III said it would include nuclear weapons If that happens.

He later Disrespect The Ukrainian conflict could lead to a nuclear war, but he accused the United States and NATO of continuing to address this topic.

While The United States and the United Kingdom are currently sending advanced weapons and artillery to UkraineIt seems that there has been no official change in Russia’s nuclear posture since February.

Viklov Putin’s propaganda mouthpiece..He said March Russia “did not attack Ukraine” Justification A Russian strike against a maternity hospital in the city of Mariupol by claiming that the facility was hijacked by the Ukrainian far-right Azov Battalion.

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