A new cold war between the West and Russia would be an absolute disaster, said the foreign Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni.
"It would be an absolute disaster, I dream that the Russian side will not action that would justify a similar turn ", – gentiloni said, answering a question about whether there is a risk of a new cold war with Moscow, the Italian newspaper La Stampa, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Italian foreign Minister said that the overwhelming majority in the international community adheres to a "double tracking" – punishment and dialogue, noting that Italy " insists on the path of dialogue "." Risks exist. The situation in the East of Ukraine – approx. OPINION) should be monitored, as the truce is very fragile. I don't fear the escalation of the conflict, but similar scenarios of the Ukrainian fall, of which Russia could benefit ", – finished Gentiloni. On the first day of the week the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov Also said that Moscow is concerned about the worsening situation in the Donbass, which resembles preparation for full-scale hostilities. Similarly, on Monday it was announced that the soldiers of the battalion "Donbass" resume combat tasks in the area of " special operations ". After removal of Shirokino It became the first Ukrainian military out closer to the line of collision. August 13 print edition OPINION reported that the recent events in the South-East of Ukraine in practice went out of control diplomacy and public policy. Statements of commissioners LDNR about the fact that the war may go beyond the former Donetsk and Lugansk regions, – not cheating. The aggravation of the situation drew the attention of even the Russian leadership. The Ukrainian side has moved to the front all I could. In Donetsk declared the readiness number one. Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.