Commenting on the statements of Pope Francis to the Hromadsk portal, the spokesman of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Oleh Nikolenko, said that the war in Ukraine was not by Ukraine, NATO or any other party. Perhaps it was “NATO barking at Russia’s door”.
The shocking words of Francis. He spoke of “NATO barking at Russia’s door.”
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We appreciate that Ukraine remains at the center of his attention. We are grateful for the Pope’s efforts to restore a just peace and end a war that was not in any way caused by Ukraine, NATO or any other party, Nikolenko said.
In an interview published on Tuesday with Italian daily Corriere della Sera, the Pope said one possible reason for the Russian attack on Ukraine and Vladimir Putin’s stance might have been “NATO barking at Russia’s door.” He added that he was ready to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, but that he would not go to Kyiv for the time being.
Nikolenko announced that Ukraine reaffirms its desire for dialogue and renews the Pope’s invitation to Kyiv.
– It has become absolutely clear to the Pope and the whole world that neither Russia nor Putin personally are focused on stopping the bloodshed on Ukrainian soil, said the spokesman of the Foreign Ministry in Kyiv, appealing to Francis to make efforts for peace in Ukraine.
Hromadske, tvp.info portal, door
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