One of the United States neighbors is none too happy about America’s involvement in the war between Ukraine and Russia and he is not afraid to say anything about it.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has condemned the actions of NATO and its approach to the war in Ukraine and has labeled the actions “immoral.”
“How easy it is to say, ‘Here, I’ll send you this much money for weapons.’ Couldn’t the war in Ukraine have been avoided? Of course, it could,” said President Obrador.
While the Mexican President did not elaborate on how the war could have been avoided, the chance of a peaceful resolution could have been reached by giving independence to Donetsk and Luhansk – both provinces in the east of Ukraine.
Ukraine could have also avoided the war if it had made a solid promise to not join NATO, something that was required by Russian President Vladimir Putin to avert conflict, but instead Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky decided to not listen.
Another thing that could have been done to avoid conflict would have been if Ukraine would recognize that Crimea is now part of Russia – something that was overwhelmingly voted for by Crimea’s citizenry.
Ukraine’s military is being overwhelmed by the Russians and Zelensky has requested more money and more ammunition from the United States to stave off Russia getting more of a foothold in the country.
The Biden administration and NATO member countries were not interested in having peace, however, and instead went ahead with waging a weapon-industry-enriching proxy war (got to get those stocks up for Nancy Pelosi), despite the terrible human losses that it brought with it.
The war is also having a devastating effect on the world economy and the world food supply.
The Mexican president said that U.S.-NATO policy is tantamount to saying, “I’ll supply the weapons, and you supply the dead,” adding, “It is immoral.”
The remarks were the second over the past few days and Lopez Obrador refused to attend the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas because of the exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.
After he refused to attend, Lopez Obrador said, “I believe in the need to change the policy that has been imposed for centuries, the exclusion, the desire to dominate…the lack of respect for the sovereignty of the countries, the independence of every country.”
Despite voting for a U.N. resolution which condemned the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the Mexican President insists, “Our posture is neutrality.”
A group of Mexican legislators who launched a “Mexico-Russia Friendship Committee,” applauded Russian Ambassador Viktor Koronelli when he addressed the group in March.
“For us this is a sign of support, of friendship, of solidarity in these complicated times in which my country is not just facing a special military operation in Ukraine, but a tremendous media war,” Koronelli said. “Russia didn’t start this war; it is finishing it.”