Speaking to a Russian prankster, the 43rd U.S. president advised Ukraine to “destroy as many Russian troops as possible.”
Speaking to a Russian prankster like Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, former US President George W. Bush advised Kiev to focus on eliminating Russian troops as much as possible. Mr Bush suggested that a military victory over Russia would have many problems for Ukraine.Get out of the table.“
The dateless prank phone call was staged by a Russian prankster duo known as Vovan and Lexus. They have made a name for themselves in the guise of other officials of Western and Ukrainian politicians so that they can hear what they often think about various issues related to Russia. Some critics claim that the pair work for the Russian government.
In their latest call, a prankster reminded the former president of how his administration recognized the independence of Serbia from Kosovo in 2007. The caller suggested that President Putin originally picked it up from Bush’s playbook when he acknowledged it. The People’s Republic of Donetsk and Lugansk became independent in late February. The former U.S. president left the comment almost unanswered, only replying. “Yes, that’s right.“
However, Bush offered his thoughts on the issue of the two isolated Donbass republics.
“I think when you win, when you win, a lot of these other things go off the table.“- he said.
The former US president went on to define what Ukraine should be the main focus of his vision – “Your goal is to destroy as many Russian troops as possible.“
According to Bush, the only question left is Kyiv. “Continue to get help“This is necessary. He hopes that Washington will continue to lead the way in supplying arms to Ukraine.Good communication with“Currently the Biden administration, with Ukrainian officials.”Constantly letting our military know what it needs.“
Bush concludes that US military was “Very supportive of what you are doing now.“
He further added that while in office, he “Ukraine needed to stay in the EU and NATO,“Time to keep Russia”At the end of it“Military alliance.
Bush argued that US Secretary of State James Baker had promised Mikhail Gorbachev, then president of the Soviet Union, in the early 1990s that NATO would not expand eastward.Time change,“And that’s what Baker promised.”Many years ago.“According to Bush,”The United States must be flexible with the times and that is why you are now finding such strong support for your country.“Bush agreed when Prankster said that.”What Baker promised Gorbachev in the past is not really significant.“
When the caller suggested that “It’s not just the war in Ukraine now, it’s the war in the West against the Russians.Bush responded positively.
Edited excerpts from the prank call were uploaded to Rutube, a Russian video-sharing platform similar to YouTube, on Friday.
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