London and Washington run the present within the “rules-based world order,” attempting to dictate coverage to their very own allies in addition to nations exterior the West, Russian International Minister Sergey Lavrov advised RT on Friday.
Russia totally understands that constructing relations with different nations must be based mostly on mutual advantages and equal partnerships, Lavrov stated in an interview with RT on the St. Petersburg Worldwide Financial Discussion board (SPIEF).
“This isn’t what we see within the West today. The Anglo-Saxons are mainly operating the present, controlling the remainder of the collective West. They’re utilizing the present state of affairs, which they created by Ukraine – this conflict towards Russia – to take away competitors,” Lavrov elaborated.
“They see us as a competitor, they see China as a competitor. Their doctrinal paperwork clearly state that. However they’re additionally eradicating their competitors in continental Europe. It’s apparent. The financial and social processes in Germany are grim. Different nations should not significantly better off,” the Russian international minister added.
The one Western state benefiting from the present state of affairs is the US, Lavrov stated, “and the UK is all the time someplace round, serving to America attain its egocentric objectives.”
In keeping with Lavrov, the “Anglo-Saxons and their allies” are at the moment attempting to strain nations around the globe to aspect with them towards Russia, together with the Arab world, utilizing strategies he can solely describe as “impolite.”
“You see, once they discuss these ‘guidelines’ on which the worldwide order should be based mostly, what they actually imply is their diktat,” Lavrov advised RT. “Colonial instincts – reside on the expense of others. Nothing else.”
Lavrov took explicit exception to Western proclamations that their help for Kiev is “defending democracy” and that Ukraine is combating for “Western values” within the battle with Russia.
“To start with, in the event that they actually see it that manner, I can’t however be satisfied that they’re holding on to Nazi views. As a result of saying that Western values are being protected in Ukraine is identical as saying that Nazism is your mode of existence,” the diplomat advised RT. As for democracy, he added, “they solely discuss democracy once they train others methods to reside,” however not relating to respecting the sovereign equality of different states, per the UN Constitution.