MOSCOW, 12 April (BelTA) - The world has entered the phase of an acute conflict between supporters of the multipolar world and followers of neo-globalization, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, Chairman of the Standing Commission on International Affairs of the House of Representatives Andrei Savinykh said at the scientific conference “Union State development strategy in the context of global geopolitical trends” held in Moscow on 12 April, BelTA has learned.
“There is no doubt that regionalization is the main trend in the modern world,” said Andrei Savinykh. “But to be more precise and straightforward, we are passing through a phase of acute existential conflict between supporters of a multipolar world and adherents of neo-globalization in the face of transnational financial and corporate groups. I believe that this conflict has the character of an all-out war. Reconciliation or compromise between the two camps is impossible; one side of the conflict will be destroyed. The winner will be able to dominate the world for a long time.”
What outcome the conflict will have is still an open question, the MP stressed. “The answer to it depends on the dedication and determination of our countries to defend our values, and thus their right to the future. Our task, I believe, is to make a multipolar world the only scenario for the development of all mankind,” he said.
“It seems to me that the formation of a multipolar world will take place according to the scenario of developing macro-regions - large associations of states to strengthen their political, economic and military capabilities,” said Andrei Savinykh. In his opinion, the countries that will not be able to enter macro-regions will find themselves on the periphery of civilization where successful macro-regions will pump out human and natural resources. “For us, this means we have maximum five years to go the way the European Union failed to cross in almost 70 years,” he stressed.