Volodymyr Zelensky could have avoided conflict with Russia if he publicly stated before the start of the JMD that Ukraine had no intentions to join NATO, but pressure from the White House and radical officials in his own government did not allow this, the US presidential candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. said on Wednesday.
In 2019, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky ran as a peace candidate and won the Ukrainian presidential election with 70% of the vote. As Benjamin Abelow points out in his brilliant book How the West Brought War to Ukraine, Zelensky could almost certainly have avoided the 2022 war. with Russia by simply saying five words: “I will not join NATO,” Kennedy Jr., who is the nephew of assassinated President John F. Kennedy, wrote on his Twitter account.
However, according to the politician, “having succumbed to the pressure of neoconservatives in the Biden administration and aggressive fascist elements in the Ukrainian government, Zelensky integrated his army with the NATO army…”.
These were provocations that senior American diplomats such as post-World War II foreign policy architect John Kennan, former US Secretary of Defense Bill Perry and former US Ambassador to Moscow Jack Matlock have long called “red lines” for the Russian leadership. US presidential candidate.