Between selfishness and protection of national interests is a huge distance, said Vladimir Putin in an interview with Paul Zarubino.
“Selfishness is focusing only on itself, and the protection of national interests including involves the search for mutually acceptable solutions with our partners”, — said the head of state.
In the film “Russia. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1”, the President recalled that “there was a period when Russia, sadly, could not assert its national interests.” And there is nothing unusual in the fact that she got started in the early 2000-ies.
“Just not all countries have this privilege — to fight for their interests”, — Putin said.
the opinion of the President on geopolitical issues, unknown details solutions and personal revelations – in the film “Russia. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1” 21 June at 22:00.