LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky said that Russia needs to pursue a more assertive foreign policy. His words leads RIA Novosti on Monday, September 4.
“From what I have started if I were President: I would start with a change of Minister for foreign Affairs. He [the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov] is not good for a different situation today needs people that will be better,” said the leader of the liberal Democrats.
The politician did not name the man who, in his opinion, would be a worthy successor of the current Minister.
29 Aug Zhirinovsky in an interview to a blogger Yuri Dude admitted that he considers himself the second most important and influential person in Russia. He also expressed confidence that the presidential elections that will be held in March 2018, will take second place. Their intention to participate in the presidential campaign, he confirmed on August 21.
Laurels head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia since 2004. Is a permanent member of the security Council of Russia, and knight of the order “For merits before Fatherland”.