Lavrov: Russia is not trying to defend their interests through confrontation

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Russia is not trying to defend their interests through confrontation, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking Thursday in Moscow at the conference of the Russian Committee for solidarity and cooperation with the peoples of Asia and Africa.

According to the head of the Russian foreign Ministry, Russia together with the countries of Asia and Africa in favour of the inadmissibility of interference in the internal Affairs of sovereign States, the need to respect the right of every people on their choice and the inadmissibility of attempts to change regimes through coups.

«This is a fundamental task facing all of us, but we must understand that the movement in achieving these goals, to uphold these principles as a base for the further development of international relations will be very long. Resistance serious, those countries which for several centuries «Piper calls the tune in international Affairs» is not willing to part with this role. Although objectively they are unable to do so, as did in the past era,» said Lavrov.

«But we, and I know that the same position is shared by your country, we are not trying to defend their interests through confrontation. Our cause is certainly just, and it is clear to all. We want to in international relations was formed the consensus. This is only possible on the basis of mutual respect, of dialogue, of finding a balance of interests», — concluded the Minister.

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