Vladimir Putinto: Mikhail Metzel / TASS
Ignoring today’s threats and dangers in the world may lead to a global catastrophe, said President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a meeting with the heads of global news agencies in the framework of SPIEF-2019. The video broadcast of the event leads TASS.
The Russian leader stressed that the need to be able to distinguish potential threats.
“If we don’t keep control of this “fiery serpent” if we release it, God forbid, out of the bottle — this can also lead to a global disaster,” he said.
According to him, the United States after the withdrawal from the Treaty on arms limitation put in the unstable state of international relations in the security sphere. Also negatively affected by the exit of Washington from the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), he added.
Meanwhile, Putin assured that Russian weapons are able to protect the country in the long term.
Earlier in the meeting, the President noted that after the creation of nuclear weapons the world is in a state of relative calm.
Video, photo All from Russia.