The US believes that they can set the rules of the game in the world, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Lavrov: US attempt to establish game’s rules is regrettable
STEPANAKERT, APRIL 9, ARTSAKHPRESS: His remarks came in repose to comment on the US statements about the internationalization of the Northern Sea Route, News.am informed, referring to RIA Novosti.
According to the Russian FM, the US attempt are regrettable.
Earlier, the commander of the US Navy, Admiral James Foggo, said that the US would not allow Russia and China to dominate the Arctic and control the Northern Sea Route, noting that this region should be used equally by all countries of the Arctic Council and no one has the right to claim it.
UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson noted that his country plans to increase its military presence in the Arctic, to protect NATO’s northern flank from Russia.