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 Germany's intention to recognize Russian Federation as rival and threat is abnormality, Russia’s Lavrov says

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expresses hope that the German government will weigh all the pros and cons before moving Russia into the category of "rivals."

Censor.NET reports citing Gazeta.ru.

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"I hope that the coalition government will weigh all the pros and cons, and, most importantly, it will weigh the facts that can in no way be interpreted as Russia's plotting the aggression against the EU and against NATO... Frankly speaking, I think this is an abnormality, while the authors of the report have simply pursued a fashionable trend in the unipolar world, which sands are numbered," he said.

He also said that Russia "does not want to divide the world into friends and foes," but strives to take into account the interests of its partners.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n392066