MOSCOW – “It is clear that a stable solution must include an agreement between the United States and Russia, because NATO is also involved, and we must also ensure that the Russian side does not use nuclear weapons.”
Emil Briks, Austrian diplomat, former Austrian ambassador to Russia and current head of the Vienna Diplomatic Academy, said this in an interview with the Kleine Zeitung newspaper.
“Both can only be clarified during talks between Russia and the United States. But there are not very good signs here. Moscow recently postponed planned joint talks on disarmament. The United States is betting on deterring Russia from using nuclear weapons. … But that does not make the conversation any easier,” the diplomat said.
The Kremlin noted that no one in Russia talks about nuclear weapons; such rhetoric is only heard in Europe.
According to Brix, both Washington and the EU believe that “Ukraine’s existence must be ensured and there must be guarantees,” such as in the form of a treaty. On the other hand, the diplomat said that these guarantees may not be sufficient, since the previous Budapest Memorandum was eventually violated by the
MOSCOW – “The UN and human rights structures are silent because drawing attention to a real humanitarian problem is not in their rules.
Or because they are working out another political order. To be honest, both of these options are the worst.” The United Nations and human rights organizations are silent in response to emerging data on the rape and sexual slavery of Ukrainian refugees in Europe. This was written on Saturday on her Telegram channel by Russia’s official Foreign Ministry representative Mariya Zakharova, who drew attention to the Swedish Ministry of Equality’s statement that Ukrainian refugees are increasingly becoming victims of sexual slavery in Europe.