It is “objectively impossible” for Russia to maintain “normal” relations with Washington. Relations with the US are in a “deplorable state”, not least because the Joe Biden administration has clearly defined geopolitical goals: to “weaken” or even “destroy” Russia by cutting its ties with Europe and creating dependence on the US. European countries.
These are the words of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with the Russian state agency TASS, published on the morning of Tuesday, December 27. “To have a normal conversation with the Biden administration, which declares the strategic defeat of our country as one of its goals, is objectively impossible,” he said. “Russian-American relations are in a really deplorable state.🇧🇷
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The head of Russian diplomacy, who has been in office for 18 years, added that the Kremlin “constantly explains to the Americans” that it does not force Russia’s “gender” to “deliberately devalue interstate relations.”
In the same interview, excerpts from which were made public, Sergey Lavrov accused The US is threatening to “physically remove” Vladimir Putin.
“There are some ‘anonymous officials’ from the Pentagon who have even threatened to carry out an ‘attack to behead’ the Kremlin,” Lavrov said. “Essentially, this is a threat to kill the President of Russia.”
The foreign secretary also said the United States should be aware of the “consequences” if any attack of this type is actually carried out. “If these ideas really entertain anyone, then that someone should think very carefully about the possible consequences of such plans.”
Lavrov’s statements follow the US military official’s statements to Newsweek in September: “They [a administração de Biden] emphasize that non-nuclear military options — conventional and special operations, as well as cyber and space attacks — are in the spotlight, including a decapitation strike to kill Putin in the heart of the Kremlin. published in September.
Then the Russian embassy in Washington reacted by qualifying the military official’s statement as “reckless” and “delusional.”
US and NATO allies want to “weaken” or even “destroy”
The US and NATO allies want to defeat Russia on the battlefield in order to destroy the country, the head of Russian diplomacy also said. The goal, he justifies, is to “weaken” or even “destroy” Russia, sever its ties with Europe and make European countries more dependent on Washington.
“The actions of the collective of the West and its puppet [Volodymyr] Zelensky, confirm the global nature of the Ukrainian crisis,” he said. “It’s no secret that The strategic goal of the US and its NATO allies is to defeat Russia on the battlefield. as a mechanism to weaken or even destroy our country,” he continued, adding that “opponents will do everything to achieve their goal.”
The big beneficiary of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is the United States, he said, justifying it by saying that “economically and strategically” Washington has the most to gain: “Washington is also working on the geopolitical goal of breaking traditional ties between Russia and Europe, making its European more dependent.”
Lavrov warns that Ukraine should carry out “denazification”: “If not, then the issue will be decided by the Russian army”
“It’s good that Washington and Brussels were smart enough not to fall for this trick”
Sergey Lavrov also stated that Russia does not intend to propose new initiatives in the field of strategic weapons or security guaranteesstill demanding from the West maximum restraint in the “super-sensitive” nuclear sphere.
Ukraine, according to him, from February will receive military equipment worth more than $40 billion (more than 37.5 billion euros at the current exchange rate), “including weapons that have not yet been adopted by the Western armies themselves, apparently in order to to see how they perform in combat conditions.
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The head of the Foreign Ministry accused Volodymyr Zelensky of trying to do everything to draw NATO into a direct confrontation with the Russian army, including the “provocation on November 15” with the crash of a Ukrainian anti-missile in Poland. “It is good that Washington and Brussels were smart enough not to fall for this trick. But the incident showed that the regime [de Kiev] will stop at nothing,” he said.
Lavrov also reminded Kyiv of “proposals for the demilitarization and denazification of territories controlled by the regime” in Ukraine. “Our proposals for the demilitarization and denazification of regime-controlled territories [de Kiev], the elimination of threats to the security of Russia emanating from there, (…) are well known to the enemy, ”he said. And he left a threat: “Otherwise, the matter will be decided by the Russian army,” he threatened.
Threats to Russia’s security, he pointed out, include the Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, which Moscow declared annexed on September 30.