NATO excludes no-fly zone in Ukraine: ‘painful decision’

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NATO countries There will be no no-fly zone Ukrainedespite the pleas of some in Ukraine.

Minister Jens Stoltenberg called it a “painful decision”, saying NATO had a responsibility not to escalate the conflict by engaging Russian Troops are directly in Ukraine, both on the ground and in the air.

Stoltenberg said on Friday that the imposition of a no-fly zone would include shooting down Russian planes by NATO planes in Ukraine. Likewise, President Biden’s administration has ruled out such a move, saying it “will not happen. “

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“We understand the desperation, but we also believe that if we do that, it will end up with something that could end in all-out war in Europe involving many nations and causing more human suffering,” he said.

NATO Minister Jens Stoltenberg received questions from journalists on Friday, March 4, 2022.
(NATO)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky He said this week That the West should consider a no-fly zone, a member of the Verkhovna Rada Lesia Vasylenko Friday said The no-fly zone is “the only thing we need now.”

Stoltenberg said the war in Ukraine would likely be “worse” in the coming days, “with more deaths, more suffering and more destruction, as the Russian armed forces bring in heavy weapons and continue their attacks across the country.”

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Stoltenberg said that NATO is strengthening its relations with non-member countries of Finland and Sweden. He condemned the Russian attack on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine as “reckless”.

This image is from a video released by the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant that shows a bright flaming object landing in the grounds of the nuclear plant in Enerhodar, Ukraine Friday, March 4, 2022. Russian forces bombed Europe's largest nuclear plant early Friday, causing a fire while under pressure. They must attack an important Ukrainian city for energy production and land gain in their attempt to isolate the country from the sea.

This image is from a video released by the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant that shows a bright flaming object landing in the grounds of the nuclear plant in Enerhodar, Ukraine Friday, March 4, 2022. Russian forces bombed Europe’s largest nuclear plant early Friday, causing a fire while under pressure. They must attack an important Ukrainian city for energy production and land gain in their attempt to isolate the country from the sea.
(Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant via AP)

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The head of the International Atomic Energy Administration said that no radiation was released in the attack, and that a fire had been put out at the station.

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