Oops! Sullivan wanted to seduce Russia's partners, but missed the meeting!

10:04 26.06.2023 •

Another failure of American policy – Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan (photo) had planned to travel this weekend to Copenhagen for talks on Ukraine, but remained stateside, joining Biden aboard Marine One for the flight to Camp David.

Sullivan really needed to get to Copenhagen. Some days ago international press informed, that: “Senior US officials will meet with representatives of several countries that have not yet condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Denmark.”

The White House’s national security advisor Jake Sullivan intended to meet with officials from India, Brazil, and South Africa – countries that have refused to follow Western sanctions against Russia. Officials from China and Turkey could also attend the meeting, according to the ‘Financial Times’. None of the developing countries invited to Copenhagen for the meeting has condemned the  Russian aggression on Ukraine.

While the Russia-China trade has surged in the months following the invasion, India has also emerged as a major trade ally of the Kremlin.

Beijing released a 12-point proposed peace plan in February, but Ukraine’s allies largely dismissed it, insisting Putin’s forces must withdraw and face prosecution for war crimes.

Brazil’s president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has blamed both countries for the war, refusing to condemn Vladimir Putin.

Other countries have also continued to help Russia to varying degrees including Turkey – a NATO member – acting as a mediator between the two warring forces.

“We think this actually sends a message to the coalition and Ukraine that we’re working to advocate on their behalf with a broader range of countries than just those that show up around the table either in NATO or at the G7,” Sullivan told reporters last week.

Sullivan wanted to go to Denmark in company with Victoria Nuland, another official at the US state department, and a senior official from EU. Despite notable attendance, the meeting should be conducted ‘informally’, sources told FT.


… Sullivan never came.

We should remark: the failed American initiative suggested that the United States is extremely concerned that the largest developing countries in the world are unwilling to implement Washington's recommendations. Moreover, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, as members of the BRICS, would soon make a common decision that could be fatal for the dollar – BRICS is going to introduce its own world currency. And this is more important for Washington than war in Ukraine.

That is why, under the pretext of a "Ukrainian settlement," Sullivan wanted to clarify a situation that threatens not the American military security, but – first of all – the American financial security.


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