The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Archival photoSt. Petersburg, June 16 Moscow does not seek to withdraw from international organizations that want to exclude the Russian Federation, and that's enough, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin said on Thursday. and so they are going to expel, and they would be happy to see the UN and its Security Council without Russia. Therefore, we should make such gestures, only because the “damned imperialists” are sitting there, and we do not have enough weight, and since there is no weight and influence, then we let's leave – this is not entirely correct. In pragmatic terms, what will it give?” – said Pankin, speaking at the SPIEF session. “We do not tear the umbilical cord and do not lock ourselves in. We are ready to interact with everyone who is reasonable. Of course, there will be no return to the past style and principles of relations – we have learned a lot for these 3- 4 months,” he added. RIA Novosti acts as an information partner of the forum.
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