President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is satisfied that Russia will proceed to unfold lies relating to Transnistria [unrecognised breakaway state that is internationally recognised as a part of Moldova – ed.], and doesn’t rule out that Putin might assault one other European nation.
Supply: Zelenskyy throughout a press convention on 24 February
Quote from Zelenskyy: “Sadly, sure, I consider that this [Russia’s attack on another country – ed.] is feasible. And it could occur. I can clarify why. President Putin needs to be introduced with beneficial properties and victories. There will probably be no advances on the battlefield in Ukraine, there will probably be no huge comeback; on the very least we’ll combat, and if there’s a provide [of weapons] we will probably be stronger.
Subsequently, he [Putin] should be introduced with beneficial properties. And everybody understands that it could be the place there’s a weak spot (and ideally in these states the place Moscow had had affect in Soviet occasions), and likewise the place there are particular issues, sure conflicts, sure separate establishments. That is what is going on. And that is Moldova. You understand the instance of Moldova.”
Particulars: Zelenskyy recalled that Ukrainian intelligence had intercepted the Kremlin’s plans to take management of Moldova, which he instantly reported to his Moldovan counterpart Maia Sandu and the EU.
Zelenskyy states that Russia wished to vary the management of Moldova, even supposing the aggressor nation doesn’t border this nation, and subsequently, there may solely be a touchdown, probably one such that might have taken place, for instance, in Transnistria.
The President additionally added that Russia continues to organize lies to destabilise the scenario, specifically, after the intelligence interception, it took Russia only two weeks to launch another information attack.
Quote from Zelenskyy: “Now they’re throwing in info relating to the scenario on the border, on the contact line between Transnistria and Ukraine, that there are some misunderstandings and pictures fired. And they’re pushing this info by the media that Ukraine is going to enter the territory of Transnistria. Why are they doing this?
They clearly perceive that we respect the territorial integrity of Moldova and we consider that the territory of Transnistria is the territory of the unbiased state of Moldova, they usually [Russians] are consistently making provocations. From the very starting of the struggle, there have been pictures fired in our course from the territory of Transnistria. They wished us to come back in. And I stated that Moldova ought to take into consideration this and take into consideration tips on how to remedy this subject. They [Russia – ed.] acted from totally different sides. I consider that Russia will attempt to make some progress. And they’re going to persistently take such steps.”