Global security system is failing, Maulen Ashimbayev
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Speaker Maulen Ashimbayev and head of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions commented on the global geopolitical situation, Kazinform reports.
«Alongside with the coronavirus pandemic in the past few years another global problems of the present-day world have aggravated. We see mounting of international tension caused by geopolitical, geoeconomics factors. The global security system is failing. Former structure for ensuring security, including key international organizations and strategic international agreements do not work effectively as before, and the new ones have not been created yet and hardly be created in the coming decades,» Maulen Ashimbayev told opening the session of the Congress.
He stressed that sanctions, unfortunately, became common tools in international politics.
«The number and geography of conflicts is not decreasing. Situation in Syria, Afghanistan and other countries remains complicated. Pandemic further aggravated distressful situation of people in conflict zones and refugees. Amid the continuing local conflicts contradictions between the key geopolitical players have aggravated. On the other hand, global responsibility of the key world players has been devaluating,» the Speaker noted.
He also noted that the said trends intensify such important challenges and threats for humanity as poverty, inequality between developed and developing countries, including digital inequality, terrorism and radical ideology. Growth of intolerance in some regions raises concern.