“Another manifestation of Russophobia and sinophobia, has recently been actively cultivated in certain Western States, was an attempt to present provided by Russia and China health care as the desire to use humanitarian assistance in order to strengthen geopolitical influence. Again there are hastily reformatted charges in some hybrid operations, involvement in the dissemination of misinformation about the coronavirus,” said Ryabkov in the online presentation of the report of the international discussion club “Valdai”.

According to the diplomat, he is extremely surprised that some countries in the period of the pandemic are not looking for joint solutions, and the perpetrators. Of particular concern is the fact that the subject COVID-19 is used as an excuse to disregard international law and order to settle scores with geopolitical rivals, and other unwanted players on the world political arena, noted Ryabkov.

He also stressed that today the Atlantic the camp due to the loss of political, economic and geopolitical leadership appears “unbearable temptation” to solve its internal problems by external enemies.