The media called an unexpected supporter of “Russia’s position on Ukraine” in the West

Pope Francis. Archive photo

Pope Francis supports the opinion about NATO’s responsibility for the outbreak of the Russian RAID, wrote in an article for Foreign Affairs Advisor to ex-US President Donald trump on Russia Fiona hill and Georgetown University Professor Angela Stent.

According to them, Moscow’s position is that the US and other Western countries are engaged in a proxy war in Ukraine, and religious leader of Catholics agree with this point of view.

“At the international level beliefs about NATO proxy war with the United States and the collective West has won many supporters, from eminent scientists to Pope Francis, who said that the conflict in Ukraine may have been somehow provoked”, — says the publication.

The authors noted that Western politicians and analysts continue to argue about the guilt of the North Atlantic Alliance in the escalation of the conflict.

“He wanted Ukraine to join the EU, NATO or to have bilateral relations with the United States, any of these efforts would be an insult to the history and dignity of Russia”, — says FA.

In may, Pope Francis said in an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera that the actions of NATO to Russia’s borders could push Moscow to the beginning of the RAID. The Pontiff admitted that he finds it difficult to answer the question of whether to supply weapons to Ukraine, but at the same time advocated the abandonment of the arms race.

Russia from 24 February to conduct military operation in Ukraine. According to President Vladimir Putin, its ultimate goal — the liberation of Donbass and the creation of conditions that guarantee the security of Russia itself. Union forces completely liberated the Luhansk people’s Republic, and a significant part of Donetsk, including Volnovakha, Mariupol and Svyatogorsk.