Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov: “We are seeing their direct involvement in a hybrid war”
“We are now in a hot war phase with the United States. We are seeing them directly involved in a hybrid war with Russia in various ways.” That’s what the said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Sputnik radio. “Some forms of this war are simply unprecedented, they simply did not exist and could not exist during the Cold War”, continued the diplomat, according to Ria Novosti, also underlining that now “unfortunately there is much talk of the threat of a nuclear conflict “.
Ryabkov accuses “our American adversaries” of being “absolutely reckless” because they are pushing the escalation “further up”, “blinded by their absolutely absurd and unfounded belief in the ability to inflict a strategic defeat on Russia”. playing with fire in the truest sense of the word”, concluded the deputy minister.