Kremlin Threatens War Against NATO If Members Send Troops To Fight For Ukraine – EVOL

The Kremlin warned Tuesday that Russia would go into conflict with the NATO alliance if member nations sent troops to Russia to fight on Ukraine’s behalf, according to The Moscow Times.

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said Monday that several EU and NATO members are considering sending troops inside Ukraine, while French President Emmanuel Macron said the same day that “nothing can be ruled out” in ensuring a Kyiv victory over Russia, according to Politico and The Associated Press. The Kremlin responded that such a decision would result in a military confrontation between Russia and NATO, the Times reported.

“This is absolutely not in the interests of these countries, they should be aware of this,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in response to Macron’s statement, according to the Times. “The very fact of discussing the possibility of sending certain contingents to Ukraine from NATO countries is a very important new element.”

Peskov added that if soldiers were sent to Ukraine to fight on Kyiv’s behalf, “we need to speak not about a possibility but of the inevitability” of conflict, according to the Times.

“And these countries need… to ask themselves if [confrontation] is in their interests and, mainly, if it’s in the interests



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