The Russian ambassador to Washington, Anatoly Antonov, accused Ukraine of seeking to ignite a direct military clash between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO).
"The Ukrainian authorities are not only asking Washington for additional military assistance but are also trying to provoke a direct military clash between Russia and NATO," Antonov said in an interview with the American magazine "Newsweek".
He added, "American officials, the media, and non-governmental organizations continue to circulate the slogan 'Russia is responsible for everything.'
The American side resorts to this method in any difficult situation, even when the United States has publicly acknowledged the fact that Kyiv is responsible for the death of Polish citizens" following the missile fall. Ukrainian in their hometown.
He continued: Shortly after the accident occurred in Poland, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, blamed Russia for the accident. The next day, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the missile was most likely Ukrainian.