Russian President Vladimir Putin has referred to as the continued state of affairs within the blockaded Gaza Strip a “humanitarian disaster.”
“Harmless folks should not pay for crimes dedicated by others,” he stated throughout a gathering with regional representatives in Moscow Wednesday.
The president opposed the precept of “collective accountability,” saying on this case, the aged, ladies, youngsters and full households die.
Putin reiterated Russia’s place on a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian disaster, arguing that “that is the important thing to a long-term and elementary settlement and peace within the Center East.”
“The principle process is to cease the bloodshed and violence. In any other case, an additional enlargement of the disaster is fraught with grave and intensely harmful, harmful penalties, and never just for the Center East area. This might spill far past the borders of the Center East,” he warned.
He decried makes an attempt by “some forces” to play on non secular and nationwide emotions to create instability and chaos for his or her “venal pursuits.”
“Muslims are incited towards Jews … Shiites are incited towards Sunnis, Orthodox towards Catholics. In Europe, they flip a blind eye to blasphemy and vandalism towards what’s sacred for Muslims. In quite a lot of international locations, Nazi criminals … are overtly glorified on the official degree,” he stated.
“The objective, in my view, of all these actions is clear – to multiply instability on the planet, to divide cultures, peoples, world religions, to impress a battle of civilizations – all in keeping with the well-known precept of ‘divide and rule.'”
“There may be discuss a ‘new world order,’ the essence of which is definitely the identical – hypocrisy, double requirements, claims to exclusivity, to international dominance, to protect the basically neocolonial system,” he added.