Defense Ministry: the reluctance of the West to unite against terrorism hinders the fight against this scourge

Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Alexander Fomin

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MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. The reluctance of Western countries to join efforts to counter international terrorism hinders the fight against this threat. On Wednesday Deputy defense Minister, Lieutenant-General Alexander Fomin.

“Instead of combining efforts in the fight against evil, the chief of which is terrorism, Western countries create new dividing lines and diagrams deter unwanted States,” he said

“The world is changing rapidly, with emerging new centers of gravity representing different civilization civilizations and models of development. Many States are interested in how to independently determine their own destiny, to build a relationship on mutual respect and consideration of each other’s interests, advocate for new approaches to security”, – said the Deputy Minister.

Fomin noted that at the upcoming VI Moscow conference on international security, which will be held on April 26-27, the participants will be able to “openly and honestly discuss all the accumulated problems”. “It is important that this debate not only politicians, experts and scientists. It is also the professional approach of the military who understand the price of international security. We are open to conversation, willing to listen to all points of view, to listen to opponents,” – said the Deputy head of the military Department.