5 Mar 2022 13:21

Wrong to speak about Russia's isolation, U.S. and Europe are not the whole world - Peskov

MOSCOW. March 5 (Interfax) - The Kremlin believes it would be wrong to speak about Russia's complete isolation in the wake of the events in Ukraine, as the U.S. and its allies do not represent the entire world.

Asked on Saturday how Russia feels in isolation, Peskov replied, "This [restrictions imposed on Russia by the United States and other countries] doesn't mean Russia's isolation. The world is too big for Europe and America to be able to isolate a country, especially one as large as Russia."

"It's well known that there are many more countries around the world which take a much more balanced and sometimes more prudent attitude toward trends in the development of international relations," Peskov said.

"Therefore, we prefer not to speak, and are convinced that we shouldn't speak, about isolation. We hope that, sooner or later, our position will eventually be realized by the countries, including EU and NATO countries, which have assumed this excessively emotional position and are refusing to understand a lot of obvious things," he said.