Putin: “Previous Western military interventions in Iraq and Libya had contributed to an upsurge in terrorism”

Putin said previous Western military interventions in Iraq and Libya had contributed to an upsurge in terrorism in these countries and elsewhere, reiterating what he had told the United Nations General Assembly in September. Putin said durin an interview to German newspaper Bild.

Read full interview in English here.

He also added that sanctions were a “foolish decision”. Watch a video below: