Push for unipolar world ‘turning ugly’ – Putin

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President Vladimir Putin

The Russian president discussed key foreign policy issues with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Current attempts to push for a unipolar world “have taken an absolutely ugly form lately, which the overwhelming majority of nations of the planet find unacceptable,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.

The remark came as he met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Russia and China “stand together for a just, democratic, multipolar world order based on international law and the central role of the UN, and not on some rules that somebody invented and attempts to impose on others without even explaining what they are,” Putin said.

The administration of US President Joe Biden has been using the phrase “rules-based world order” to describe the way it prefers the world to operate.

During the meeting, Putin…

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  1. Noted; appreciated. When I compare the likes of Biden, Trump, Dubya et al with President Putin, there is a yawning gap…in policy, focus, “patriotism,” and on and on. It’s really a personal conundrum…have I become merely a jaded, cynical, disaffected-American old man, or … ?

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