’Some NATO allies want longer war for weaker Russia’: FM Çavuşoğlu, dailysabah.com

Some NATO member states want the war in Ukraine to continue in order to weaken Russia, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Wednesday.

In a televised interview with private news broadcaster CNN Türk, Çavuşoğlu said Turkey did not think that the Russia-Ukraine war would continue much longer following the peace talks in Istanbul.

”But following the NATO foreign ministers’ meeting, I had the impression that … there are those within the NATO member states that want the war to continue,” he said.

”They want Russia to become weaker,” Çavuşoğlu said, without directly naming any countries, as talks between Ukrainians and Russians appear to have stalled after the last face-to-face meeting in Istanbul last month. The talks were due to continue online. Läs artikel