UNITED NATIONS, September 28. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said it is necessary to respect various countries, not to impose a single model of development. He said as much addressing the UN General Assembly session.
"We are all different and this must be respected," the Russian leader said. "No one is obliged to adjust to the model of development recognized by someone as the only correct one once and for all."
According to him, another item on the same list is the issue the issue of the so-called legitimacy of state power. "One cannot play and manipulate words," he said. "In international law, in international affairs each term must be transparent, clear, it must have a uniform understanding and uniformly understood criteria."