Afghanistan shows regimes West is trying to build are unsustainable – Patrushev – world
MOSCOW, August 24. / TASS /. The latest events in Afghanistan have shown that the regimes the West is trying to implement in the world are unsustainable, Russian Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev said at the 11th annual meeting of senior country representatives. BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) which oversee security matters.
“The aggravation of interstate contradictions, complicated by ideological confrontation, is an alarming trend. This concerns above all the attempts to impose on our peoples foreign ideals disguised as so-called universal democratic values. How viable are the regimes that the West has tried to build around the world based on what we saw in Afghanistan just over a week ago, ”Patrushev said.
He said that amid the coronavirus pandemic, negative trends in international relations had gone from bad to worse. According to him, the potential for conflict is skyrocketing, the development of the world economy is slowing down and more and more threats to global stability are emerging.
“In many ways, the situation is reminiscent of the Cold War era. The West is struggling to maintain its world domination and in doing so it ignores the international community’s demand for collective action to resist common challenges and threats, ”Patrushev said.
He stressed that Western countries are trying to preserve their political, military and economic dominance and hijack the status of moral arbiter.