MOSCOW, February 20 – RIA Novosti. The head of the German-Russian Forum and the former Prime Minister of the federal state of Brandenburg Matthias Platzeck in an interview with the Berliner Zeitung said that Russia is tired of the unconstructive policy of the West. “It seems that Russia is simply tired of us and our eternal reproaches, as well as of the world of double standards. politically, we endlessly threaten her with a finger, because, as it seems to us, we know everything better than she, because the world should be organized only in the way we see fit, “said Platzeck.
The German politician, in particular, noted the speech of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the November forum “Potsdam Meetings”. Then the head of the foreign policy department pointed to the strengthening of the course of containment of Russia by Germany, as well as the degradation of relations between the EU and Moscow. Nevertheless, Lavrov added that Russia is interested in restoring a mutually respectful dialogue with the FRG.
Platzeck explained that he considers Western values and their defense to be correct, but pointed out that, in his opinion, the representatives of these values “should demonstrate them in deed, not in words.”
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