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(Reuters) – The armed confrontation in Ukraine will proceed till the West provides up plans to dominate and defeat Moscow, Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov stated in an interview with an Indonesian newspaper printed on Wednesday.
The aim of the “US-led collective West” is to strengthen its world hegemony, Lavrov advised the Kompas newspaper. Lavrov is because of attend the East Asia Summit and ASEAN Regional Discussion board in Jakarta this week, as is U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
“Why does not the armed confrontation in Ukraine come to an finish? The reply could be very easy – it can proceed till the West provides up its plans to protect its domination and overcome its obsessive want to inflict on Russia a strategic defeat by the hands of its Kiev puppets,” in accordance with a transcript of the interview printed on Russia’s overseas ministry web site.
“In the interim, there aren’t any indicators of change on this place.”
Russia waged a full-scale invasion in Ukraine in February 2022, calling it a “particular army operation” to denazify its neighbour. Kyiv and its allies name the warfare, now in its seventeenth montht, an aggression to seize land.
On Wednesday, Russia launched a wave of kamikaze drone assaults on Kyiv for a second night time in row and hours earlier than President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was as a consequence of meet NATO leaders at a summit in Vilnius.
The West says it desires to assist Ukraine win its battle with Russia, and Western powers have provided giant quantities of recent arms and ammunition to Kyiv.
Lavrov additionally accused Kyiv of ignoring Indonesia’s peace plan and as an alternative selling its personal “bundle of ultimatums.”
Ukraine dismissed the Indonesian plan, a multi-point formulation which had included a name for the establisment of a demilitarised zone, reiterating Kyiv’s place that Russia ought to withdraw its troops from Ukraine.