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MADRID, 18 Jan. (.) –
The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has accused the European Union of submitting to NATO with the cooperation agreement signed last week, with the ultimate goal of serving the interests of the United States against other powers such as Russia. or Chinese.
“The EU has lost its independence”, lamented the head of Russian diplomacy, who has assured that the agreement signed on February 10, which shows a common front to provide military support to Ukraine, “explicitly” includes that the European bloc it is “in a position of subordination” vis-à-vis the Atlantic Alliance.
The minister, who has summarized some of Moscow’s diplomatic milestones in an appearance, has opted to strengthen ties with other countries that are not influenced by the supposed interests of the West, within a process that, in his opinion, is allowing the formation of “new centers of economic growth”.
Thus, he has defended betting on new forums with the Asian region or with emerging powers, as well as seeking new alliances in Latin America, reports the TASS news agency. Lavrov wants to “build new forms of interaction so as not to depend on the West and its neocolonial methods.”