TRIBUNNEWS.COM, KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy believes that launching Russian missiles at NATO countries will only be a ‘wait of time’, if the Alliance does not close the skies over Ukraine soon.
He made this statement in a video.
“Last year, I made a clear warning to NATO leaders that if there are no tough preventive sanctions against Russia, it will start a war, and we were right,” Zelenskyy said.
He also called the Nord Stream pipeline project a tool used by Russia to hit Europe.
Moreover, the former Comedian asserted that Russia’s missile attack was only a matter of ‘waiting for time’ to get to a NATO member state.
That is if the alliance led by the United States (US) does not close the skies of Ukraine.
“I’ve been saying for a long time that the Nord Stream is the weapon that will hit Europe, now it’s clear. And now I repeat again, if you don’t close our skies, it’s only a matter of time before the Russian missiles land on your territory, NATO territory, at home. a NATO citizen,” Zelenskyy said.
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Quoted from the Ukrinform page, Monday (14/3/2022), Zelenskyy then reminded that on Sunday morning yesterday, 30 Russian missiles were targeted only at the Lviv region.
The shooting of the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security has killed 35 people and injured 134 others.
“Nothing happened there that could threaten the territory of the Russian Federation, but it is only 20 kilometers from the NATO border,” Zelenskyy explained.
At the same time, he noted that in the Kiev region, as a result of a deliberate attack by the Russian military, the American journalist Brent Renaud was killed, while his colleague was injured.
“In the east of our country, the occupiers (Russia) decided to ‘demilitarize’ and ‘denazify’ the Sviatohirsk Lavra of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the Moscow Patriarchate,” Zelenskyy said.
He stressed that at the time of the attack, only monks and hundreds of refugees were in the monastery area, there were no military targets inside or near the monastery.
“But the Russian troops didn’t stop before they even attacked the monastery. This fact alone shows that the whole ideology of the Russian state is just a lie,” Zelenskyy stressed.