The Russian International Ministry has revealed the textual content of Moscow’s written response to USA’s response on safety ensures.
Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov introduced earlier that the Russian aspect was finishing the evaluation of the US letter and was able to publish a response to it.
Russia once more denies allegations of making ready an invasion of Ukraine
Within the doc, the Russian aspect has as soon as once more denied quite a few reviews that come from Western and Ukrainian media about Russia’s alleged preparations for an invasion of Ukraine.
“There is no such thing as a “Russian invasion” of Ukraine, which the USA and its allies have been declaring on the official degree since final fall, and it isn’t deliberate. Due to this fact, the statements about “Russia’s accountability for the escalation” can solely be considered a part of stress to devalue Russia’s proposals for ensures safety,” the doc revealed by the International Ministry of Russia stated.
The Russian International Ministry additionally denied accusations of the unlawful occupation of Crimea and recalled that the annexation of the peninsula happened because of a referendum in accordance with the suitable to self-determination enshrined within the UN Constitution. The Russian authorities imagine that the allegations that US officers make about Russia’s efforts to escalate the battle in Donbass don’t maintain water. The explanations for the battle in Ukraine are purely home in nature, the assertion stated.
With a view to resolve the battle in Ukraine, Russia proposes to have interaction within the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the “Package deal of Measures”, the sequence and accountability for the implementation of that are clearly regulated within the UN Safety Council Decision 2022 — together with by the USA, France and Nice Britain.
“Paragraph 2 of this decision title Kiev, Donetsk and Luhansk because the events to the battle. None of those paperwork mentions Russia’s accountability for the battle within the Donbass. Russia, along with the OSCE, performs the position of a mediator in the principle negotiating format — the Contact Group — and along with Berlin and Paris — within the Normandy format, which formulates suggestions to the events to the battle and displays their implementation,” the International Ministry stated.
As well as, the International Ministry insists that Ukraine mustn’t turn into a member of the North Atlantic Alliance.
“There will likely be an actual menace that the regime in Kiev will attempt to ‘return’ Crimea by drive.”
On this case, Russia, the US and NATO allies will discover themselves concerned in a battle.
Moscow invitations the USA to begin a dialogue on the adoption of a brand new “safety equation”.
Earlier, the USA, in its response to Russia’s proposals on safety ensures, famous that the events ought to work to develop the Treaty on Measures for the Additional Discount and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (START, or START-3) and the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Vary and Shorter-Vary Missiles (INF Treaty).
“Nonetheless, the American aspect is making an attempt to determine an strategy that has not been coordinated with us. On this strategy, they focus completely on nuclear weapons, whatever the potential of sure weapons to pose a direct menace to the nationwide territory of the opposite celebration,” Moscow objected.
Russia insists the USA ought to withdraw all American troops and weapons from Central, Japanese, Southeastern Europe, in addition to from the Baltic area. The doc additionally calls on Washington to chorus from deploying nuclear weapons exterior nationwide territories.
“NATO’s open door coverage runs counter to the essential commitments inside the CSCE/OSCE, most notably to the dedication to not strengthen its safety on the expense of the safety of others,” the Russian assertion says.
Moscow will likely be compelled to take navy measures if Washington refuses to conduct dialogue and conclude authorized safety ensures, the doc burdened. Since Russia’s crimson strains are already being ignored, Moscow is able to take critical steps to guard its nationwide pursuits.