The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry said that one should not expect a fast lifting of sanctions by the EU
The head of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived at the National Youth Educational Forum “The territory of sense on Klyazma “. At the event, Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a speech. During his narrative Lavrov touched upon the burning economic and political issues.
Lavrov touched upon the issue of sanctions, stressing that the wait for a speedy withdrawal of such economic measures against Russia is not necessary. “We are now working on the assumption that this period will be long, and it will be so” – quoted Minister of RIA Novosti. Also, Lavrov added that this is largely due to the fact that the Western partners very much for an interesting interpretation of the agreements and its own decisions.
As an example, Lavrov cited the US Jackson-Vanik amendment, which was introduced to make Soviet Union not to impede the departure of Jews from the country, but was not removed even after the Soviet Union collapsed. “If it were not for Russia’s accession to the WTO, it would never have canceled”, – the minister said.
On According to Lavrov, as is happening now in relation to the crisis in Ukraine and related anti-Russian sanctions. The Foreign Minister noted that some US politicians claim that as soon as the Minsk Agreement, as understood in the West, are met, the sanctions immediately disappear. “I look at them sympathetically: either they’re lying to my face, or do not understand the politics of their own leadership,” – Lavrov said.
Meanwhile, the head of the Foreign Ministry has predicted the end of the era of Western domination. “Today, the scope of foreign policy interests, as, indeed, and the scope of many of you, is directly linked with the struggle of ideas. The struggle of ideas is, in particular, in the selection or the imposition and choice in regard to the development model of values. We are witnessing the end of a very long era, the era of completion of the long dominance of the historic Western domination of economic, financial, political “, – quotes the Minister of RIA Novosti.
Also, the foreign minister noted that currently form the new values. “This went on for hundreds of years, for centuries, and now this era enters into the objective contradictions that actually formed new centers of power in the Asia-Pacific region. And objectively emerging polycentric device, although it will be quite a long process,” – said Lavrov .
Meanwhile, the head of the Foreign Ministry said that the West is trying to maintain dominance artificially due to sanctions and military force. “We are seeing attempts to maintain dominance has by artificial means, including due to the pressure on other countries through the use of sanctions and by even the use of armed force in violation of international law, in violation of the UN Charter. This adds to the chaos in international relations”, – Lavrov said.
At the same time head of the Ministry said that Russia receives US signals the resumption of relations. The head of the Foreign Ministry said that Moscow is not against the proposal on the interoperability of America.
At the same time, in his speech, head of the agency said that the world’s most popular leader is Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It is based on years of pollsters. This can be seen when you communicate with foreign audiences. The main reason is that respect is an independent policy,” – said the Minister.
Recall Forum “on the territory of the meanings Klyazma” started on July 13, he will run to 28 August. Its program consists of six thematic shifts that will unite nearly six thousand doctors and candidates of sciences, post-graduate, masters and experts in age from 18 to 30 years. The lecturers, experts and honorary guests of the forum were representatives of Russian science, government, large research funds, as well as prominent political and public figures.