December 4, 2004
Putin attacks US 'dictatorship'Topics: International News
Courier-Mail Au. reporting, from correspondents in New Delhi:
RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack on the United States, accusing it of running a "dictatorship" over global affairs and able only to worsen humanity's problems.
He warned in a speech delivered in New Delhi overnight against attempts to rebuild the modern system of international relations along the lines of a uni-polar world.
Rising single power dominance would also increase the "global threats of international terrorism, organised crime and drug trafficking," the Russian leader said.
"The greater is the danger of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their coming into hands of terrorists, the more regional conflicts will happen," he said.
"Dictatorship, the more so dictatorship in international affairs, has never solved and could not have solved such problems in the history of mankind," Putin said. Read More...
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