13 June 2024
The West considers sending troops to Ukraine, Russia warns of conflict with NATO 0

The West considers sending troops to Ukraine, Russia warns of conflict with NATO 0

(Dan Tri) - The Kremlin warns that conflict between the US and NATO cannot be avoided if member countries of this alliance send troops to Ukraine.

(Dan Tri) – The Kremlin warns that conflict between the US and NATO cannot be avoided if member countries of this alliance send troops to Ukraine.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov (Photo: TASS).

`Discussing the possibility of sending troops from NATO countries to Ukraine is a very important new factor. In that case, we do not need to talk about the possibility of (direct conflict) but must discuss not

The above comment was made after Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said on February 26 that some NATO countries and the European Union (EU) are considering sending troops to Ukraine as the Russia-Ukraine conflict has entered its third year.

`I can confirm that there are countries ready to send troops to Ukraine. There are also countries that say they will never do that, including Slovakia. There are also countries that say this proposal needs to be seen

On the same day, French President Emmanuel Macron said there is no consensus at this stage on sending troops to the Ukrainian battlefield, but this scenario cannot be ruled out.

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Senate Konstantin Kosachev warned that NATO sending troops to Ukraine, if it happens, will be considered a direct act of involvement in the conflict and a declaration of war against Russia.

`That will not be the moment NATO begins to participate in the war, but will be understood as NATO’s direct participation in hostile actions, even declaring war on Russia,` Mr. Kosachev said.

He noted that Western countries that deny the possibility of sending troops to Ukraine today once denied providing tanks, missiles and aircraft aid to Kiev, but in the end they still did.

Reaction of Ukraine and some European countries

Commenting on the idea of the West sending troops to Ukraine, Advisor to President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak said: `This first shows absolute awareness of the risks posed by Russia to Europe. The opening of the war

He said that now is an important time to increase military aid to Ukraine.

NATO and EU member countries have continuously provided aid to Ukraine since the Russia-Ukraine conflict broke out more than 2 years ago.

A White House official yesterday confirmed that the US has no intention of sending troops to Ukraine to participate in the war and has no plans to send NATO forces to this battlefield.

Officials from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary also announced they were not considering sending troops to Ukraine.

`In my opinion, we should continue the direction of support for Ukraine as we have been doing. I believe that we do not need to open some other methods or ways,` Czech Prime Minister  Petr Fiala said at the press conference

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