MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. Russia regrets that Western countries continue to destabilize the Group of Twenty (G20), as well as use it in an anti-Russian way, according to a statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry published on Saturday.
"We regret that the activity of the "Group of Twenty" is continued to be destabilized by the collective West and used in an anti-Russian, exclusively confrontational way," the statement on the first meeting of G20 finance ministers and the governors of central banks in 2023 said.
Russian Foreign Ministry also urged the West to build equitable relations with new power centers.
"We are urging the collective West to reject its destructive course as soon as possible, to understand the objective realities of a multipolar world and to begin building normal ties with the new centers of power on the international stage, such as Russia, based on the principles of the sovereign equality of nations," the statement said.
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"Using open blackmail and diktat, introducing absurd interpretations of the situation in Ukraine, the West has yet again undermined the approval of collective decisions," the MFA noted.