Putin, Rouhani stress importance of joint efforts in settlement of Syrian conflictRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 27, 14:32
Federatsiya spacecraft’s first flight may be rescheduled to 2022 - sourceScience & Space May 27, 14:29
Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age of 89World May 27, 6:57
More than two-thirds of Russians say would like to venerate St Nicholas’s relicsSociety & Culture May 27, 6:40
Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. Most European Union member countries realize that in case weapons are supplied to Ukraine, the risk of Russia’s involvement in the conflict is growing, Russia’s permanent representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said on the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Wednesday.
"The formal position of the EU is that decisions are made at the national level by each country," Chizhov said.
"We see that most European countries are negative about this prospect, being aware that this means to add oil to the flame of the conflict; the second thing which is even more dangerous is that the risk of direct response involvement of Russia and the risk of direct clash is increasing," he added.
"It is known that more than one shell launched from the territory of Ukraine landed in the territory of the Rostov Region and other constituent members of the Russian Federation," the diplomat recalled.
"So I think that this subject has been in many respects artificially added to the discourse around the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis," he said.