October 6, 2022

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Silvio Berlusconi blamed the West for the conflict in Ukraine and vowed that Italy was “involved in the war by sending arms”.

File photo: Former Italian Prime Minister and leader of the Forza Italia party Silvio Berlusconi attends a rally in Rome, Italy on April 9, 2022. REUTERS / Remo Casilli

Silvio Berlusconi, former president and leader of Forza Italia, has vowed that Italy is “engaged in war by sending arms to Ukraine.” He criticized the position of some Western leaders who were postponing the opportunity to negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the war.

Berlusconi was surprised at an intervention during his party’s meeting in Treviglio (north) last night. Statements far removed from the position taken by the government of Mario TracyIn which your party member In the invasion of Ukraine By Russia.

While Forza Italia has so far supported Draghi in sending arms to Ukraine, parties in the coalition, such as the League or the 5-Star Movement, have begun to ask the government for explanations.

“We have no leaders in the world, we have no leaders in Europe. I am afraid this war will continue and we are also at war because we are sending them weapons.Critic Berlusconi said that “tanks and heavy weapons” will now be sent after the light weapons are sent.

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi smiles during a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the summit on April 26, 2010 at Villa Gerneto in Gerno, near Milan.  REUTERS / Alessandro Garofalo
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi smiles during a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the summit on April 26, 2010 at Villa Gerneto in Gerno, near Milan. REUTERS / Alessandro Garofalo

Thus said Berlusconi EU sanctions on Russia cause “strong repercussions” on Italy’s economy. “You have to think of something exceptional to stop the war,” he added.

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He then criticized the US president. Joe BidenAlthough not to mention that “A world leader who had to approach Putin at the mediation table called him a war criminal and said he should leave the Russian government.”.

Just as he blamed the NATO secretary, Jens Stoltenberg“The independence of the Donbass region will never be recognized,” he said. Mr. Putin is far from sitting at a table”.

Joe Biden, Silvio Berlusconi and former President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev (Agf / Shutterstock)
Joe Biden, Silvio Berlusconi and former President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev (Agf / Shutterstock)

The three-time prime minister insisted “Single Foreign Policy and General Security” “Since 2002 I have been asking Europe to speak with one voice in foreign policy and to have a common armed force, because no country has the strength to defend itself,” Berlusconi stressed.

With a common force we will become a world military force You can sit at the World Council table where the United States, Russia, Japan and China sit. We don’t count on anything in the world right now, “he said.

(With information from EFE)

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