Russia-Ukraine live news: Lavrov warns of risk of World War III

In a wide-ranging interview, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Western weapons sent to Ukraine ‘will be a legitimate target’ for Russia’s military.

A resident walks by a building destroyed during the Ukraine-Russia war in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, April 25, 2022.
A resident walks in front of a building destroyed during the Ukraine-Russia war in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, April 25, 2022 [Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters]

By Sasha PetrovaJihan Abdalla and Zaheena Rasheed

Published On 25 Apr 2022

  • Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Western weapons sent to Ukraine “will be a legitimate target” for the Russian military.
  • Russia’s defence ministry claims its high-precision missiles destroyed six facilities powering railways used to deliver foreign weapons to Ukrainian forces in the eastern Donbas region.
  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine is a “direct threat” to Europe’s security.
  • The United States is considering imposing additional sanctions on Russia, the White House says.
  • United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

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https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/25/russia-fm-lavrov-warns-of-real-danger-world-war-iii-liveblog

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