Putin: the United States cant do it, China and Germany are becoming superpowers

 Putin: the United States cant do it, China and Germany are becoming superpowers

Putin delivered a speech on video at this years Valdai debate

The United States, which once enjoyed absolute dominance (internationally), now has little capital to claim American exceptionalism, he said.

The corresponding is the rise of China and Germany. Putin believed that:

In terms of economic size and political influence, China is actively moving towards the status of a superpower. Germany is moving in the same direction.

He said that if Washington is not prepared to discuss global topics with Moscow, Russia is ready to huddle with other countries.

As for the upcoming U.S. general election, Putin said he hoped that the new U.S. government would be ready to start a dialogue on security and nuclear arms control issues. Last week, the United States rejected Russias proposal to extend the expiration date of the new START treaty by one year. Without further agreement, the treaty will expire in February next year.

Putin also stressed that cooperation between countries is more needed than mutual hatred during the new outbreak.

We call for the lifting of sanctions in all areas of the economy and peoples livelihood, even temporarily, on humanitarian grounds, especially on the United Nations platform.

He explained that this is not about Russia, but other countries that have been hit hard by the epidemic and lack medical resources. Hell, we can deal with it ourselves.

Putin said Russia has found a balance between giving priority to peoples lives and health and avoiding economic shocks. He was proud of the spirit of mutual support of the Russian people in difficult times, and he attacked the experts who gloated at Russia

The Valdai international debate club was founded in 2004 by the Russian International News Agency, the Russian foreign and Defense Policy Commission and other institutions. It invites well-known experts and scholars from various countries to hold meetings to discuss important geo strategic and international issues.

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Putin: China and Germany are rising to be superpowers