On Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov believed an “Iron Curtain” is emerging between Russia and the West against the backdrop of an unprecedented diplomatic crisis over the conflict. in Ukraine.
“The reality is that the Iron Curtain is in becoming, “Lavrov said in a press conference in Minsk with his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei, recalling the famous phrase of Winston Churchill.
Lavrov added: “Let (Westerners) be careful and don’t get (their fingers) stuck. The process is in course”.
He added that the European Union “shows no interest in understanding Russia’s interests” and its decisions are dictated by “Washington”.
The minister felt that this week’s NATO summit showed that the United States wants to “submit all countries to their will”.
“This Iron Curtain is being erected today by the Westerners themselves,” he said.
Churchill’s famous phrase about the fall of the Iron Curtain over Europe referred to the separation of the European continent between the capitalist countries and the Soviet bloc, which led to the Cold War.
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