“It’s not true [statements that Moscow is aiming to split European unity]. We are not aiming for splits. This has never been our task. If we aim at anything, it is to return common sense to international relations. And this different things,” she said.
Zakharova compared the members of the European Union to the characters in Pieter Brueghel’s painting “Blind Men”, “who are led to a cliff, but they do not express doubts, objections, do not ask questions.” “If someone in the ranks of the EU asks questions about how reasonable what they are doing now, maybe it will prevent from sunset? Maybe it will be a return to reality from the world of fantasy?”