Dmitry Peskov: Russia excludes the deployment of offensive weapons in Ukraine According to Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin ruled out the deployment of offensive weapons in Ukraine. Earlier, Bloomberg quoted Peskov as saying that Russia would not give guarantees of non-deployment of offensive weapons
Russia excludes for itself the deployment of offensive weapons on the territory of Ukraine. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov in an interview with Ekho Moskvy, the editor-in-chief of the radio station Alexei Venediktov said in his Telegram channel.
“We cannot exclude that our partners (the United States and NATO) can deploy offensive weapons on the territory of Ukraine. For our part, we exclude for ourselves the deployment of offensive weapons there»— according to a message published by Venediktov.
According to Peskov, therefore, Russia requires legal guarantees for itself.
Earlier, Peskov gave an interview to CNN, which will air on Sunday. In an interview, according to Bloomberg, he said: “We will not say that we will not deploy any offensive weapons on the territory of Ukraine.”
In response to the question of RIA Novosti, does Russia really have such plans, Peskov replied: “These are their words. See context.
In late December 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden, in a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin, promised that the United States would not deploy offensive strike weapons in Ukraine, a Russian aide said. President Yuri Ushakov. At the same time, Biden said that in the event of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United States would take “decisive measures.”
From January 10 to 13, three rounds of negotiations between Russia and the United States, NATO and the OSCE took place on Moscow's proposed security guarantees. The consultations ended without concrete results, the Russian side assessed them as unsuccessful.
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