“What should NATO do?

Eliminate the possibility of Russia using nuclear weapons ... Preemptive strikes, so that they know what will happen to them if they use it.

And not vice versa - wait for Russian nuclear strikes, ”he said, speaking via video link at the Lowy Institute (Australia).

The Kremlin has repeatedly noted that Russia can use nuclear weapons only in accordance with the provisions of its nuclear doctrine.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the inadmissibility of nuclear war is Russia's principled position.