Warning from the last leader of the Soviet Union

The last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Grobachov, warns that humanity is at risk of total extinction if a new world war begins. In an interview with the BBC, Gorbachev urges Russia and the United States to destroy their nuclear weapons arsenal.

“As long as there are weapons of mass destruction, especially nuclear weapons, the danger is enormous. All countries must, without exception, decide to destroy nuclear weapons. ”

Speaking of the danger of a new world war, Gorbachev refers to the extremely high tensions between Russia and the West, as well as the United States’ withdrawal from the nuclear weapons pact last year, which he signed with Ronald Reagan in the year. 1987.

“There are gunfights in different places, aircraft and ships are sent from here, from here, everywhere. This is not the situation we want. ”

The comments, today’s 88-year-old former Soviet leader, made these warnings on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that ended the Cold War.