British Ministry of Defense issued a statement about the minister’s telephone conversation Ben Wallace and head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoiguwhich says that Russia’s warnings about Ukraine’s alleged readiness to use a “dirty bomb” are groundless.
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In a telephone conversation that took place at the initiative of Russia, Shoigu said that Ukraine was allegedly ready to use the so-called “dirty bomb”.
The British Defense Secretary rejected the claim and warned that such fabrications “should not be used to escalate hostilities.
A statement on Defence Secretary Ben Wallace’s call with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu: pic.twitter.com/BbQ9muxKeC
— Ministry of Defence (@DefenceHQ) October 23, 2022
According to the message The GuardianShoigu also called the French Defense Ministers Sebastian Lecorne and Turkey Hulusi Akar, who also told about the “dirty bomb”.
Russia has not provided any evidence of this intention of Ukraine, the newspaper notes.
REFERENCE. A “dirty bomb” is a conventional (non-nuclear) explosive device that, when detonated, releases radioactive material added to the explosive. The explosion of such a device causes local radioactive contamination.
- Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the President’s Office, earlier called Russia’s statements about Ukraine’s alleged preparation of a “dirty bomb” “absolute and completely predictable absurdity performed by subjects who still continue to believe that you can lie brazenly – and someone will believe in it” .
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