Zelensky: The Russian nuclear threat is pushing countries of the world to prepare

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stressed on Friday that the world is preparing for Russia’s possible use of nuclear or chemical weapons, noting that Russia’s use of nuclear weapons will push all countries of the world to acquire them.

“We are facing possible nuclear weapons on a global scale,” he said.

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Russian officials, in particularly President Vladimir Putin, they have been threatening to use nuclear weapons since the launch of the military operation in Ukraine on February 24.

The Russian president issued a decision last March, which sparked great international concern, as the Russian military was ordered to place in special alert strategic nuclear forces.

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NATO has not changed the status of its forces

At the time, Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), confirmed that the alliance would not change the status of its nuclear forces. in response to Putin’s decision. He also stressed that the alliance is responsible for keeping the situation from getting out of control.

Interestingly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused Western leaders of contemplating nuclear war in their conflict with his country. “If some are outlining a real war plan against us, and I think they are, they should think carefully,” he said, stressing: “We will not allow anyone to destabilize us.”

“Everyone knows that a third world war can only be nuclear, but I draw your attention to the fact that that idea is in the mind of Western politicians and not in the mind of the Russians,” he said, noting that a “real war” is in program against Moscow.

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