Lavrov Explained Why the West is Trying to Put Pressure on Russia
OREANDA-NEWS. The West does not like the stable development of Russia and its strengthening in the international arena, so they are trying to put pressure on us in every possible way, including sanctions and information provocations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
"Western colleagues frankly do not like the stable internal development of Russia, the strengthening of our positions in the international arena. They are trying to put pressure on us using a wide range of illegitimate instruments - from unilateral sanctions and information provocations to interference in internal affairs," Lavrov said, speaking at World Congress of Russian Compatriots.
Lavrov also spoke about the West's attempts to split compatriots. The West condones discrimination of the Russian language in the Baltics and Ukraine, it comes to openly Russophobic actions, but attempts to split compatriots and embroil them with their historical homeland are futile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
“Among the unscrupulous methods are attempts to discriminate against our compatriots, including on linguistic and ethnocultural grounds. rewrite pages of common history, "Lavrov said, speaking at the World Congress of Russian Compatriots.
“It comes down to openly Russophobic actions. However, the efforts of ill-wishers to split compatriots, to blur their identity, to embroil them with historical Russia are futile,” the Russian Foreign Minister stressed.