Nuclear conflict is ‘unthinkable’ – UN — Analysis
Unofficials at the UN have dismissed any suggestion that the Ukrainian conflict may spiral into a nuclear conflict.
It is possible for a nuclear conflict to break out. “unthinkable,”Stephane Dujarric was the spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during Tuesday’s media briefing.
Reporter asked the UN official if they were making. “any preparations”Following the alleged “threats”during the conflict between Russia, Ukraine to employ chemical and nuclear weapons. However, the reporter didn’t give any details about who purportedly spoke out. “threats.”Dujarric ignored the prospect of the crisis escalating into nuclear war.
“I have nothing to share with you on that. It is impossible to even think of a nuclear war. It goes without saying that use of any kind of chemical or biological weapons would be atrocious and would go against international law,”Dujarric said.
In an interview on CNN Friday, Volodymyr Zelensky raised the topic of nuclear weapon use. Zelensky claimed that Russia might use tactical nuclear weapons against Ukraine, but he did not provide any evidence to support this bold assertion.
“Not only me – all of the world, all of the countries have to be worried because it can be not real information, but it can be truth,”He said.
Russian top officials dismissed Zelensky’s assertions, while Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia strongly denied the possibility that Moscow could use tactical nuclear weapons to attack Ukraine.
“I cannot comment [on] something, which a not very adequate person pronounces,”In an interview with India Today on Tuesday, Lavrov spoke extensively. Zelensky had been the only diplomat to mention the possibility of nuclear weapons being used during a military operation. Moscow, however, has not mentioned it.
Russia attacked Ukraine after Ukraine failed to comply with the Minsk Agreements, which were signed in 2014. This was followed by Moscow’s recognition of Donetsk, Lugansk, and Donetsk as Donbass republics. Minsk Protocols, which were negotiated by France and Germany, gave the regions that had broken away special status in the Ukrainian government.
In recent years, the Kremlin demands that Ukraine declares itself neutral in order to be able to join NATO. Kiev claims that the Russian invasion was unprovoked. It also denies any plans to take the republics with force.
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