The formation of a multipolar world and global security architecture is high on the agenda

Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a meeting with the country’s top diplomats, including Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The agenda includes the ongoing standoff with the West, NATO expansion, and the need for an enhanced security infrastructure.

  • 14 June 2024

    09:50 GMT

    The main threat to Europe comes not from Russia, but rather from its “critical, ever-increasing and almost total dependence on the US” in military, political, technological, and ideological areas, Putin has argued. “Europe is being pushed to the side of the road of global economic development,” he added.

  • 09:44 GMT

    Western claims that Russia could attack NATO countries are “utter nonsense,” Putin has said, arguing that those behind the allegations are only seeking to instigate an arms race.

    Russia and NATO have no choice other than to co-exist and work together as they are located in the same continent, Putin has stated, adding that this reality will continue despite the current degradation of ties.

  • 09:40 GMT

    The world is undergoing rapid economic, political, and technological change, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. He added that a growing number of countries are seeking to protect their national sovereignty, particularly in the Global South. (RT)