Dmitry Medvedev, Russia’s deputy chairman of the Security Council, said in a statement that his country’s relations with the United States had in fact returned to the level of the Cold War and that the process of sanctions and conflict had led to “permanent instability” in the world.
According to News i, quoting Sputnik news agency, Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, stated in an article in RIA Novosti: “Over the past few years, Russia-US relations have gone from rivalry to rivalry, and in fact to Cold War relations.” Is back. Factors such as the pressure of sanctions, threats, confrontation in conflict, protection of their own interests have all led the world to a state of permanent instability.
“The United States is pursuing an unstable foreign policy, which is reflected in the rhetoric of President Joe Biden, due to the decline of US authority as the leader of the Western world,” Medvedev said.
He said the new strategic reality, the instability of Washington’s foreign policy, was largely due to internal factors and the relative decline of US power as the leader of the Western world.
Medvedev, meanwhile, said he believed the conflict in eastern Ukraine had artificially worsened, citing new US sanctions against Russia and the deployment of military equipment in the region.
He continued: “We heard the request for talks during a telephone conversation between the presidents of the two countries.” And now we are witnessing sharp rhetoric, new sanctions against Russia, the expulsion of diplomats and the ruling on the “Russian threat.” This includes the artificially deteriorating conflict in eastern Ukraine, militaristic statements by US leaders, and the transfer of military equipment to our region. Simply put, the situation is getting worse.