“The United States attacked Libya and destroyed it, and they did it together with France and Great Britain,” RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

Chomsky also recalled that Britain took part in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.

He called the event "the worst crime of the century."

In August, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian posted a picture that ridiculed the West's hypocrisy on democracy issues.

It showed hand-drawn images of the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Cuba, with "Democracy" written on a US tank, rocket launcher, and ship.