ISTANBUL- The comment of the adviser to the Ukrainian president, Mykhailo Podolyak, about the “absolute consensus” to carry out attacks against “everything Russian” in Crimea is proof of the “complicity” of the West in the Russian-Ukrainian war, said today the former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, reports Anadolu.
Medvedev, who currently serves as the deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said in a statement on Telegram that there is “now no reason to doubt” the involvement of the West in the Russian-Ukrainian war on the side of Kiev.
This “absolute consensus” is “direct legally significant evidence” of Western complicity, he added.
“A refined ‘casus beli’ and an opportunity for Russia to act within the framework of ‘jus ad bellum’ against anyone and everyone in the NATO countries,” Medvedev said and added: “It’s sad, unfortunately. The predictions of the apocalypse are getting closer.
The spokeswoman of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, on the other hand, emphasized that Mikhailo Podolyak’s comment “is not a secret”, pointing out that this is why Moscow calls such policies “Russophobia” and defines Western countries as “enemy regimes”.
Yesterday, in an interview with the Ukrainian parliamentary TV channel Rada, Podolyak said that there is an “absolute consensus” that the country can “destroy everything that is Russian, for example, in Crimea.”
“Let me remind you that a year ago, even when there were certain attacks on Crimea, everyone said: ‘No, no!’ Let’s go without it.’ “Today there is an absolute consensus equivalent to the number of countries that support us that we can destroy everything Russian in the occupied territory,” said Podoljak.