Newsweek: Russia Warns War with U.S. Could Break Out Due to ‘Fatal’ Misunderstanding
Moscow’s top diplomat has argued that Russia was doing its best to avoid a conflict with the United States, but that both countries appeared to be on a dangerous collision course due to a lack of communication.
Asked Monday about the possibility of all-out war breaking out between the U.S.-led NATO Western military alliance and Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the state-run Sputnik News that “everyone in the world understands this well: an armed conflict involving the two leading nuclear powers, Russia and the United States, will have disastrous consequences for humanity.” Echoing previous warnings about the prospects of an exchange of weapons of mass destruction, he said that “there is no doubt that there can be no winners in a nuclear war and it should never be unleashed.”
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WNU Editor: Wars have started for far less than a “fatal misunderstanding”.