Moscow says EU changing into ‘aggressive & militant’
Russia’s Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov at present stated he doubted the motives of Ukraine’s intention of becoming a member of the European Union, whereas accusing Brussels of ambitions past the European continent.
Ukraine, the place Russia launched a army marketing campaign on February 24, “is able to declare a impartial, non-aligned standing,” Lavrov advised reporters following a gathering of CIS international ministers in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe.
“On the identical time, they’re making an attempt in each doable solution to emphasise their want to develop into an EU member,” Lavrov added.
“There are severe doubts about how innocent such a want is from Kyiv,” he stated.
Lavrov additionally accused the EU of reworking from a “constructive, financial platform” into an “aggressive, militant participant, declaring its ambitions far past the European continent”, pointing to strikes within the Indo-Pacific area.
“They’re dashing to comply with within the tracks already laid by NATO, thereby confirming the development that they’re merging with the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and can in reality function its appendage,” he stated.