Russia lists allegations of possible invasion of Ukraine as “a consequence of a mental disorder”

The Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, reiterated Thursday that the allegations against Moscow for its alleged preparations for an invasion of Ukraine were “the result of a mental disorder” and raised the allegations to “the sick imagination of the circles ” back . Russophobe “.

“We have no aggressive intentions towards Ukraine,” he said, stressing that the Eurasian country “will not be intimidated” by the threatening sanctions from Washington, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik.

Russia lists allegations of possible invasion of Ukraine as “a consequence of a mental disorder”
Russia lists allegations of possible invasion of Ukraine as “a consequence of a mental disorder”

For example, he has conveyed to US congressmen who are in favor of massive sanctions that these demands are “provocative and have no future” and calls instead that they work to rescue the United States from “the deepest economic and political crisis”.

Stressing that Russia does not seek a confrontation with the United States, Antonov said that Moscow “is against the confrontation.

With that in mind, he reiterated that the threat formulation strategy will be of no use to the North American country and will undermine international security, for which he has again asked Washington to respond to his request for security guarantees.

“We presented our initiatives to get the situation out of the crisis. We discussed them on January 10th in Geneva and on January 12th at the Russia-NATO Council in Brussels. We are waiting for an appropriate reaction, not in the form of “populist remarks, but proposals argued in writing,” has been dealt with.

Antonov’s words come a day after the Russian Defense Ministry found that relations with NATO were “at a critically low level” and accused the alliance of “creating the conditions for future incidents and conflicts” and rejecting the initiatives put forward by Moscow.

After the meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that the current diplomatic crisis between Moscow and NATO is taking place because of “the unfolding of another arms race” and “the total degradation of architecture” in Europe “.

For its part, NATO offered Moscow to continue the dialogue on a briefing schedule to facilitate a way out of the security crisis in Europe after the large Russian military concentration had triggered warnings of possible aggression against Ukraine.

During the meeting, the Atlantic Alliance rejected Russian demands to guarantee Ukraine and Georgia accession to NATO, which it regards as a decision of the candidate country and allies. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also admitted that there was a “real risk of conflict” and affirmed that aggression against Ukraine would entail “heavy” costs and would be a “strategic mistake” for Russia.

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