Lavrov said that Russia does not want war in Europe
The West, in turn, constantly talks about the need to “defeat Russia,” said the Foreign Minister, who is visiting Oman
Russia does not wants war in Europe— it is “The West constantly insists that <…> Russia must be defeated,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference in Oman.
According to him, the end of the military operation in Ukraine will stop Western attempts to undermine international law and promote a unipolar world. “The era of colonialism is a thing of the past— it must be acknowledged,— stressed the Foreign Minister.
Lavrov arrived in Muscat after a visit to Algeria. The minister held talks with the foreign ministers of both countries.
Russia launched a special operation on “demilitarization and denazification” Ukraine and protecting the population of Donbass from “genocide” 24 February. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has declared martial law and severed diplomatic relations with Moscow.
Western countries condemned Moscow and supported Kyiv, many of them provided Ukraine with humanitarian and military assistance, but none announced that they were sending their soldiers to the war zone— on the contrary, the United States and other countries declare their unwillingness to enter into a conflict. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz promised on May 8 that NATO would not become a party to the conflict in Ukraine. Putin at the Victory Parade on May 9 called for preventing a global war.
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