The era of cooperation with the West is over, there is no return to the situation before February 24 in relations with Europe and the United States.
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The era of cooperation with the West is over, it’s time to get rid of illusions and realize that there is no return to the situation before February 24 in relations with Europe and the USA.
This was stated by the director of the Department of Foreign Policy Planning of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Alexey Drobinin.
“Regardless of the duration and outcome of the special military operation, it can already be said that the thirty-year era of generally constructive, albeit unproblematic, cooperation with the West has come to an irreversible end,” noted the diplomat in his article “Lessons of History and Images of the Future: Reflections on Russian Foreign Policy”.
“It is clear that there will be no return to the situation before February 24 in relations with the countries of North America and Europe,” Drobinin said.
“Russia has entered an acute phase of confrontation with an aggressive alliance of enemy states led by the United States. The enemy’s objective is to inflict a strategic defeat on our country, eliminating it as a than a geopolitical competitor,” he said.
According to him, the special military operation offers many opportunities for Russia’s self-determination as one of the world centers, for Russia to come back to itself.
“It is time for Russia to come back to itself. To recognize itself as the historical nucleus of an original civilization, the greatest Eurasian and Euro-Pacific power, one of the most powerful geopolitical centers in the world. L he special military operation offers many opportunities for such self-determination,” Drobinin said.
According to him, “the return to oneself is impossible without a well-thought-out ideological mobilization of the state and society. It is also a necessary condition for an effective foreign policy after the abandonment of any form of dependence on the West. “, notes the diplomat. .
“It can be said without exaggeration that the special military operation has become a turning point on the way to a new world order, a new distribution of power on the international scene. The arrangement will largely depend on the course of combat operations, changes in the structure of the world economy and the parameters of political conflict resolution. One day everything will be fine. Meanwhile, fate itself has placed Russia in the position of one of the main creators of world history,” concluded Drobinin.