Skip to comments.Albania, Bosnia and Kosovo deny Russian accusation of sending mercenaries to Ukraine
Posted on 02/22/2022 11:24:21 AM PST by RomanSoldier19
Officials from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo have refuted claims by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that mercenaries are being sent from the three countries to Ukraine, amid speculation about an imminent Russian invasion.
Lavrov said in an interview with RT television, which was published on the ministry’s website on February 18, that Moscow is double checking reports that mercenaries are being sent from the three Western Balkan countries to Donbas.
“There’s information that mercenaries are being recruited in Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina to knock Russia out of balance and send them to places including Donbas,” he said, TASS reported. “We are now double checking that,” he added.
He went on to criticise the situation in the region, adding: ”It is far from prosperous … Kosovo and some other parts of the Western Balkans are becoming a breeding ground for crime. There are terrorists and drug dealers there."
Blerim Vela, head of the Kosovo president's office, dismissed the comments on Twitter as "fake news". "Fake news alert! #Russia's FM Lavrov false accusation that #Kosovo is providing mercenaries to Donbass is part and parcel of disinfo campaign that seeks to justify military aggression against #Ukraine. Kosovo stands with its allies and Ukraine in defending freedom and democracy,” Vela wrote.
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I’ve been saying the Balkans could get heated up even more than Ukraine over this.
You’ve got the traditional Russian-allied Serbs still living with NATO-supporting Croats in many areas, it wouldn’t take much to blow up that powder keg.
I know I cant be the only one enjoying the show of Democrats, RINOs, media, Cabalists, and chicken little Freepers pooing in their paints every time Putin picks his nose.
Gee, the Russians LIED again? What a surprise.
Everyone needs to understand the Networks are located out of DC for a reason.
Jennifer Griffin is told precisely what to say.
If people don’t understand this….
How brilliant it is to get the USA involved in that part of the world. /s
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