The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskystated in his speech to the nation this Monday that he has at his disposal “very clear information that Russia is interested in provoking a war in the Middle East”.
“We see Russian propagandists gloating. We see Moscow’s Iranian friends openly supporting those who attacked Israel“Zelensky said in his late-night address on Monday, referring to the massacre caused by Hamas members who infiltrated Israel on Saturday to murder, torture and take hundreds of Israelis hostage.
The Ukrainian head of state released this message after meeting with his military and foreign intelligence services. “This is of fundamental importance for us, not only for Ukraine but also for all of Europe,” Zelensky said.
The Ukrainian leader recalled that “the world wars of the past began with local aggressions,” and assured that Ukraine knows “how to confront this threat.”
“We are working on the next steps. And most importantly: we defend the need for maximum unity throughout the world,” Zelensky declared.
The president of Ukraine spoke remotely this Monday to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly celebrated in Denmark to underline the similarities he sees between the modus operandi of Hamas against Israel and of the Russian Federation in its aggression against Ukraine.
Zelensky also highlighted that Iran supports both Russia and Hamas in their actions against Ukraine and Israel, and called on the Parliaments and Governments of the world to take strong measures against those who threaten human life and the international order.
Summit against terrorism
Zelensky announced on Sunday that throughout the week it will work with its allies to Strengthen the response to terrorism globally after hundreds of Israelis were murdered this Saturday inside their country by armed men of Hamas.
“Many people were shocked by the audacity of the terrorist attack. The audacity and the preparation. If the terrorists can afford it, This means that they are a threat not only to one country”Zelensky said in his address to the nation.
The Ukrainian president added that “next week we will work together with our partners to ensure the unity of the world in the war against terrorism.”
“There are several events already planned”explained the head of the Ukrainian State, who referred to the one opened by Hamas in Israel as another “front of terror against humanity.”
“The war against Ukraine, the war in middle Eastthe terrible destabilization in Africathe constant attempts to provoke a crisis in the world food market” were other of these “fronts” cited by Zelensky.