Russia calls on US and NATO to suspend arms supplies to Ukraine


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on the United States and the Western military alliance NATO to suspend arms aid to Ukraine in the face of Russian military action. He made the call in a conversation with the Chinese news agency Xinhua. Khabar Al-Jazeera.

Russia’s foreign minister has sai. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .d that if the United States and NATO are really interested in resolving the Ukraine crisis, they must first be vigilant and cut off arms and ammunition supplies to Kiev.

Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24. European allies, including the United States, have sent hundreds of billions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine to deter Russian troops.

Moscow did not take the help of the United States well. They have repeatedly warned Washington about this. Allegedly, the United States is adding fuel to the fire by sending weapons to Ukraine. The Kremlin has recently warned that the weapons sent by the West are a threat to Europe’s security.

At the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, Russia’s goal was to rid the country of Nazi influence and prevent militarization. But later the target was changed. Moscow says it will now intensify operations in the eastern Danbas region of Ukraine. Lavrov told Xinhua that Russia’s operation was “proceeding according to plan.”

Russia, meanwhile, has accused the West’s supply of arms of obstructing peace talks to end the Russia-Ukraine crisis. The Russian foreign minister said talks were under way, but that progress had been difficult.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed concern over peace talks between the two countries. He recently told Polish journalists that talks to end the conflict were likely to end without a compromise.