Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Russian Ambassador to Lebanon: Our Strategic Goal Is the End to Global Hegemony of the U.S. Dollar

During an interview posted by elnashra.com on December 22, 2018, Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin said that recent wars and economic sanctions have had a negative impact on Russia. He said that a different way of doing things must be found, because it is intolerable that the U.S. can thwart commercial transactions that it isn't part of. He said that Russia's strategic goal is to use natural gas in order to end the global hegemony of the U.S. dollar.


Get the Flash Player to see this video.
Exploring the Middle East and South Asia through their media, MEMRI bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu, Dari, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends.

Founded in February 1998 to inform the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East, MEMRI is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization. MEMRI's main office is located in Washington, DC, with branch offices in various world capitals. MEMRI research is translated into English, French, Polish, Japanese, Spanish and Hebrew.

For an overview of the reach of MEMRI's research, click here.