It is noted that Russia does not consider itself an enemy of Western countries, does not isolate itself from them and has no hostile intentions against them.
It is specified that Moscow counts on the West's awareness of the futility of confrontation with Russia, the acceptance of multipolar realities and a return to interaction based on the principles of sovereign equality and respect for interests.
"On this basis, the Russian Federation is ready for dialogue and cooperation," the document says.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the updated version of the Foreign Policy Concept of the Russian Federation introduces the thesis on the use of the Russian army to repel or prevent an attack on Russia or its allies.
Also in the document, the United States is directly named as the main initiator and conductor of the anti-Russian line.