Russia reiterates that it does not want war

2022-06-03 0 By

Xinhua News Agency Moscow, January 30 (Reporter Hu Xiaoguang)Russian Security Council secretary Patrushev told the media on Wednesday that Russia does not want war, there is no need for war, the West those who impose war are pursuing their own greed.Patrushev on the same day in St. Petersburg to attend the Leningrad battle related commemorative activities made the above said.In recent days, Russian officials have repeatedly said that Russia does not want war.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview Thursday that Russia does not want war, but will not allow its interests to be brutally attacked and ignored.Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, said in an interview on The 27th that everything must be done to avoid any war, especially a conflict between Russia and NATO.A direct conflict between Russia and NATO over Ukraine would be catastrophic, and hopefully never will be.The deterioration of relations between Russia and Ukraine has accelerated recently, with both sides deploying a large number of military personnel and equipment along their border.The United States, Ukraine and NATO say Russia has massed troops near Ukraine’s eastern border in what they say is an “invasion”.Russia denies this, saying NATO activities threaten its borders and that it has the right to deploy troops to defend its territory.In December 2021, the Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on dialogue on security guarantees with the United States and other Western countries, demanding that the United States and NATO provide legal guarantees to exclude the possibility of further eastward expansion.From October 10 to 13, Russia held talks with the United States and NATO respectively on the security guarantee proposal, but no substantive results were achieved.