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Western domination of world is ‘over’: Former French ambassador Gérard Araud

By France24
14 September 2022   |   3:48 pm
The West’s domination of the world is "over" and we need to arm ourselves, not just with weapons, but also diplomatically to face the new age. That's the view of Gérard Araud, a former French ambassador to Israel, the US and the UN.

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