The West has replaced diplomacy with unilateral sanctions, Lavrov said

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. Archive photo

Western countries have changed their sanctions policy diplomacy opposes the non-aligned Movement in one of his recent initiatives, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.”He (West edition) is the only living these sanctions. In fact, they replaced what used to be called diplomacy,” he said in an interview with TV channel “Star” for a documentary film dedicated to the non-aligned Movement.

The Minister recalled one of the last of the most brilliant initiatives of the Movement, which recognizes the unacceptability of unilateral sanctions in international practice. According to him, it is “direct “refers to” West”.