’s ‘500-year dominance’ ending – Lavrov

25’s ‘500-year dominance’ ending – Lavrov

The formation of a multipolar world is the target course of historical past, the Russian international minister mentioned

The five hundred-year-long dominance of the West is coming to an finish, being changed by “a brand new polycentric world,” Russia’s international minister, Sergey Lavrov, mentioned Sunday in a video handle to the Doha Discussion board.

The minister expressed remorse that sure “circumstances” prevented him from coming to the Qatari capital in particular person and listening to the discussions on the annual high-profile occasion.

“However I assume that you just have been discussing the multipolar world, which is rising after 500 years of domination of what we name the ‘collective West,’” Lavrov mentioned.

This hegemony of the US and its allies had been “based mostly on a various historical past, together with ruthless exploitation of peoples and territories of different nations,” he mentioned.

Based on the minister, the West instructed that it might use the mannequin of globalization, which it had been constructing for hundreds of years, to take care of its dominance. “Nonetheless, different nations, utilizing precisely the ideas and devices of the Western globalization, managed to beat the West by itself turf, constructing the economies on the premise of nationwide sovereignty, on the premise of steadiness of pursuits with different nations.”

New facilities of financial progress and political affect have been rising, “altering the steadiness of energy on the planet, and to not the West’s liking,” he mentioned.

“With the intention to suppress this type of improvement,” the US and its allies have in recent times “sacrificed” globalization in favor of the so-called ‘rules-based world order,’ Lavrov continued.

“The principles have been by no means revealed, have been by no means even introduced by anybody to anybody, and they’re being utilized relying on what precisely the West wants at a specific second of contemporary historical past,” he added.

The FM mentioned that such an method is most seen “in numerous conflicts, which the West ignites everywhere in the world,” together with the one in Ukraine. “All the things goes to maintain the hegemony. Intervention in home affairs, sanctions towards all of the ideas of competitors, regime change, and naturally direct army interventions, like we’ve seen in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, and elsewhere.”

“Is there a single place the place the US intervened with army power, the place life has turn into higher? I believe the reply,” Lavrov advised the discussion board members.

Based on the diplomat, new codecs like BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Group, ASEAN, African Union, and others will turn into “the bricks of the brand new polycentric world.”

It needs to be acknowledged, together with by these within the West, that “the target course of historical past… is the evolution of a multipolar world,” Lavrov insisted.

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