Zakharova’s one-liner about American world leadership

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Russian.rt, January 14, 2016

Translated from Russian by Tom Winter, January 15, 2016

In a media briefing, reporters asked Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova to comment on the recent statement by US President Barack Obama: 

“when it comes to every important international issue, people of the world do not look to Beijing or Moscow to lead — they call us.” 

“If the world calls Washington first, what happens next is that Washington calls Moscow” said Zakharova. 

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