MOSCOW, March 31. /TASS/. So-called peacekeepers, whose deployment to Ukraine under NATO auspices is currently being mooted in Europe, will be eliminated should any appear at the frontlines without Russia’s consent, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dimity Medvedev said on Friday.
"It is obvious that such ‘peacekeepers’ are our unvarnished enemies, wolves in sheep’s clothing. They would be a legitimate target for our armed forces should they be deployed at the frontlines, without Russia’s consent, with weapons in hand and presenting a direct threat to us," Medvedev wrote on his Telegram channel.
According to Medvedev, "those ‘peacekeepers’" must be destroyed mercilessly as they are the "soldiers of the enemy."
"They will die in the course of combat," the deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council stated with confidence.
"Is Europe prepared for a long line of coffins holding its ‘peacekeepers’?" he asked rhetorically.
"Their (NATO member countries’ - TASS) true intentions are crystal clear - to impose a peace that is favorable to them on the line of contact from a position of strength and to station their ‘peacekeeping’ troops in Ukraine, who would be armed with assault rifles and riding on tanks, and would be wearing some sort of blue helmets with yellow stars," the deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council said.
Medvedev recalled that the potential results of such actions can be seen in the "history of operations conducted by the United States and its allies in various regions of the world, [including] the tragedies of Korea, Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Iraq, Afghanistan and numerous African countries."
"It is clear that the so-called NATO peacekeepers are simply preparing to enter the conflict on the side of our enemies in order to make hay out of this, bringing the situation to the point of no return, and to unleash that World War III they claim to be so afraid of.".