The duty of the head of EU diplomacy is to seek a solution to problems through diplomacy, and after declaring the need to end the conflict in Ukraine “on the battlefield”, Borrell should be dismissed, said State Duma Speaker Volodin
After the statement about the need to end hostilities in Ukraine, “on the battlefield” Head of European Union diplomacy Josep Borrell should be fired, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin believes.
“Borrell should be fired immediately by EU countries. It is his duty to seek a solution to the problem through diplomacy, — Volodin wrote in his Telegram channel.
In his opinion, “it was initially clear to everyone”; the role assigned to Ukraine by Washington and Brussels, and now Western countries have openly declared it.
“War to the last Ukrainian has become the official policy of the countries of the European Union and NATO”, — Volodin said.
The statement of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell was made during his visit to Kyiv, where he arrived with the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. “This war must be won on the battlefield,” — wrote the head of EU diplomacy on his Twitter page.
He also said that the European Union will continue to support Kiev, and also advocated increased sanctions against Russia, including the need to “do more”; in the energy sector.
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A number of European countries and the United States, against the backdrop of a special operation, announced additional deliveries of weapons to Ukraine. Borrell stated that the EU is not at war with Russia, but is on the side of Kyiv. He also ruled out a no-fly zone over Ukraine as this could lead to the risk of World War III. To avoid involvement in the conflict, the EU uses diplomatic pressure and sanctions against Russia, said Borrell.
Western countries are already involved in events in Ukraine, as they continue to supply weapons to Kiev, provoking further bloodshed, the Russian ambassador said in USA Anatoly Antonov. According to him, such actions are dangerous and provocative and could lead to a direct military confrontation between Moscow and Washington.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any cargo in Ukraine that would be considered foreign weapons would become targets for the Russian military.
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