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Lavrov-We Don't Want European War, But West Says Russia Must Be Defeated

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Russia's state-owned RIA reporting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stating that Russia is not seeking to fight European nations, but that the West's insistence on Russia's defeat raises risks.

  • Lavrov was speaking on a visit to Oman.
  • Lavrov: "If you are concerned about the prospect of a war in Europe, we do not want this at all, but I draw your attention to the fact that it is the West that constantly insists that Russia must be defeated in this situation. Draw your own conclusions,"
  • Lavrov has been at the forefront of some of Russia's most bellicose rhetoric towards the West regarding the prospect of a broader war or even the use of tactical nuclear weapons.
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Russia's state-owned RIA reporting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stating that Russia is not seeking to fight European nations, but that the West's insistence on Russia's defeat raises risks.

  • Lavrov was speaking on a visit to Oman.
  • Lavrov: "If you are concerned about the prospect of a war in Europe, we do not want this at all, but I draw your attention to the fact that it is the West that constantly insists that Russia must be defeated in this situation. Draw your own conclusions,"
  • Lavrov has been at the forefront of some of Russia's most bellicose rhetoric towards the West regarding the prospect of a broader war or even the use of tactical nuclear weapons.