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Erdogan resents “a handful” of World War II victors


The fate of humanity must not be left at the mercy of “a handful of” victors in World War II. This was commented by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, quoted by “Novosti”.

Earlier, Erdogan announced the existence of a roadmap designed to “push into the corner” permanent members of the UN Security Council to expand the rights of other members of the international organization.

“The fate of humanity cannot and should not be left at the mercy of a handful of victorious countries during World War II. As the world changes and diplomacy, trade and international relations undergo radical transformations, it is inconceivable that the architecture of global security will remain the same,” he insisted. Erdogan speaking in the Angolan parliament during his visit to this African country. The broadcast took place on his Twitter account.

According to the Turkish head of state, the unwillingness to listen to the demands for change means “persistent attempts to preserve the status quo that emerged after the Second World War”.

At the same time, Erdogan added that “the world is more than five”, referring to the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China.

In July, Russia’s deputy ambassador to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, told Izvestia that Moscow opposed opposing an increase in the number of permanent members of the UN Security Council at the expense of the “collective West”. He noted that there were already enough such countries in the Security Council and that it was necessary to focus on the entry of developing countries there.


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