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Lithuanian President admits possibility of Russian aggression against NATO

Lithuanian President admits possibility of Russian aggression against NATO President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda believes that if the West refuses to support Ukraine, the likelihood of Russian aggression against Lithuania and NATO will increase, according to Delfi.

"It will depend on the scenario of the war in Ukraine. If Russia fails to turn things in its favor, it will certainly be stuck there for a long time and will not be able to fight on several fronts," Nausėda says.

He also admits the opposite scenario - Russian aggression in case of inaction, noting that it is realistic if the West refuses to support Ukraine.

"Yes, it could happen, but the probability of such a scenario is low," he says, commenting on talk of a threat to NATO from Russia.

According to Nauseda, "No one has an answer to the question of when Russia's behavior might change and when it will turn its gaze toward NATO."

Russia's threat to NATO

As a reminder, the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, said that Putin has decided to continue the war until the final victory. The existence of the European Union is at stake in Ukraine.

The day before, NATO Lieutenant General Jürgen-Joachim von Sandrart reported on how Russia is restoring its potential and preparing for a possible confrontation with the North Atlantic Alliance.

Recently, Czech President Petr Pavel also echoed similar statements and expressed his opinion that European countries should not talk about "war fatigue," as only the parties at war have the right to do so.