Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov stated on Tuesday that Moscow’s marketing campaign in Ukraine is getting into a brand new stage of what it calls its particular army operation in Ukraine, which he predicted could be a big improvement.
Sergey Lavrov stated in an interview that “the operation is constant, and one other section of this operation is beginning now.”
“One other stage of this operation (in japanese Ukraine) is starting and I’m certain this will probably be an important second of this complete particular operation”, Lavrov added.
In response to a query concerning the attainable use of nuclear arms within the struggle, the International Minister additionally stated that Russia will use solely standard weapons in Ukraine.
Western intelligence officers have warned that the Kremlin may flip to tactical or different restricted nuclear weapons from its arsenal if its invasion of its southern neighbor continues to battle.
Lavrov’s assertion follows Ukrainian statements that Russia on Monday launched an offensive within the nation’s japanese industrial heartland, Donbas.
Moscow-backed separatists have been combating Ukrainian forces for eight years within the principally Russian-speaking area and have declared two unbiased republics which were acknowledged by Moscow.
Lavrov emphasised that the Russian operation is aimed on the “full liberation of the Donetsk and Luhansk republics.”