Secretary of Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov suggested the immediate beginning of a new world war involving nuclear weapons.
"The conflict in Eastern Ukraine has a complex and long term. Together with the military clashes in the middle East, instability in North Africa, escalating tensions between China, Japan and Vietnam, as well as the aggression of the DPRK on South Korea, the Conflict in Ukraine is a symptom of the fall of the global system of international security and destabilize the world order in General ", - Turchynov wrote in a publication for The American Interest. The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine suggested that in the near future, these conflicts " will intensify and create fresh areas of instability, which have the ability to require an increase in direct or indirect military participation of such countries as Russia, USA, China, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, and EU countries ". Review Turchynov, " these alarming tendencies have the opportunity to lead the world to the brink of armed conflict worldwide, which can be a full-scale war with use of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction and a system of petty conflicts of varying intensity "." anyway, the result will be the development of a new world disorder", he added.