Putin said that Germany and China are emerging as superpowers, and the United States can no longer (continue) to’dominate’, and the role of Britain and France has been’changed’.” On the 22nd, “Russia Today” (RT) took this as an example. The title reported the statement made by Russian President Putin that day.
On the 22nd Putin gave a speech at the think tank meeting of the Valday Debate Club in the form of a video. His speech focused on the need for cooperation rather than confrontation between countries during the new crown crisis. According to the report, Putin said that the day when Moscow and Washington decide international affairs has passed, and countries such as China and Germany are also emerging as superpowers.
“In terms of its economic strength and political influence, China is actively moving towards the status of a superpower. Germany is also moving in the same direction.” Putin said that the role played by Britain and France in international affairs has also taken place. Significantly changed.
“The United States, which enjoyed absolute dominance at a certain period of time, can hardly mention (U.S.) exceptionism now,” Putin added.
The report mentioned that Putin did not comment on the relationship between Russia and the new potential superpower that day, but he firmly opposed the view that the world expected Russia to gradually decline.