MOSCOW, November 30. /TASS/. The civilized world does not need NATO, a "criminal organization" whose member states account for just about 12% of the world’s population, Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.
"NATO countries account for not more than 12% of the planet’s population. The civilized world does not need this organization. It should repent before the humanity and dissolve itself on the grounds of being a criminal organization," Medvedev wrote on his Telegram channel.
According to the Russian security official, NATO "easily forgot" what it had done all over the world, including orchestrating state coups and toppling legitimate state leaders. The organization and its leadership also seem to have forgotten about numerous civilian casualties, caused by its operations and arms supplies to extremist regimes, Medvedev added.
Medvedev also commented on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s recent remarks about the need to preserve Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence.
"But he made no mention of its territorial integrity. Like, it is supposed to win, but, apparently, with a decimated territory," he said.