‘Do You Realise What You’ve Done?’ – Putin Pulverizes Western Actions in Syria at UNGA

They know exactly what they have done. Time will tell if they actually do anything about it.

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In his speech at today’s United Nations General Assembly, Russia’s President Putin took the time to absolutely pulverize Western actions in Syria.

Putin decried the continued “export” of democratic revolutions and when referring to the Middle East he asked: “how did that turn out?

He said such actions have led to “violence and social disaster“, where democracy and human rights are absolutely no where to be found.

Putin invoked the potential for international order itself to collapse if such actions are allowed to continue, saying:

Russia is ready to work on the basis of broad consensus on the further development of the United Nations with all partners. But we believe that attempts to undermine the authority and legitimacy of the United Nations are extremely dangerous. This can lead to the collapse of the entire architecture of international relations.

Putin the Peacemaker. (Photo Credit: Russian Presidential Office)

Putin the Peacemaker. (Photo Credit: Russian Presidential Office)

This situation, Putin warned, would lead to the “rule of force” controlling the world, where “selfishness rather than collective work” would dominate relations upon a system of “dictate rather than equality.

In particular regard to Syria, Putin said: “We think it is an enormous mistake to refuse to cooperate with the Syrian government and its armed forces who are valiantly fighting terrorism face to face.”

Such praise for the Syrian Government and Syrian Army is wholly deserved, as Putin added “We should finally acknowledge that no one but President Assad’s armed forces and [Kurdish] militia are truly fighting Islamic State and other terrorist organizations in Syria.”

Others in the Russian government have recently called the West’s actions ‘social engineering‘, and now Russian cooperation with Damascus is looking to solve the crisis.

Watch Putin’s full speech here:

Articles by: Stuart Hooper

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