CNN) — The consequences of a military strike against Iran would be disastrous, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin wrote in a wide-ranging editorial Monday.
“Russia is worried about the growing threat of a military strike against Iran,” Putin said in an editorial carried by the RIA Novosti news agency. “If this happens, the consequences will be disastrous. It is impossible to imagine the true scope of this turn of events.”
The former Russian president, who is running for the post again, said he’s convinced the issue must be settled by peaceful means.